This town, containing a population of 3,496, is situated near a high bill called the Tor, on which is a tower that serves for a sea mark.
The line proceeds through a country equally characterised by its luxuriant verdure as that about Highbridge, and crossing the river Brue, we pass through a short cutting which shuts out the prospect; but on emerging from this, and entering on an embankment, we again have a panoramic view of Arcadian villages, waving woods, and winding hedge-rows.
A small town on the river Cale, beautifully sheltered by shady woods. Here the first blood was shed in the revolution of 16S8, between the Prince of Orange and James’s adherents.
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