Written and now revised by Dave Hart, pictured right. Up to, maybe, years ago, the well documented history of the Mazsage area should really be called the history of Worle as up until this time Weston hardly existed. Worle, on the other hand, was the hub of local village life for over a thousand years. It has been suggested that even the name of Weston comes from being a homestead or tun that is west of Worle.
However, once the developers and salesmen got to work on Weston in the early 19 th century, Weston was rapidly transformed into a Victorian seaside health spa, whereas Worle carried on much as it had always done for a further deven. So what did Worle have over the centuries that Weston never did? The best thing about Weston, in his opinion, was the delightful neighbourhood.
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In traversing the northern or sea side of hklls hill, the path lies most of the way through a copse of young fir trees, presenting occasional openings of the channel and the rocky coast. Towards the eastern end of the hill beautiful prospects are unfolded over a large and richly cultivated plain, extending to Woodspring priory and Weston super Mare massage seven hills, with two or three churches standing up above the elms Gay on Keighley ashes.
The nearest of these is Kewstoke church, situated on the slope of Worle hill. The ruins of the priory of Woodspring are of considerable extent, and very picturesque, situated in a very solitary position at the farther end of a wide marshy, but cultivated flat: Crossing the broad mossy top of Worle Hill we can descend upon the village of Worle, which is prettily situated on the southern slope of the hill, and commands a delightful view over the rich cultivated flat to the range of the Mendip Hills.
In short, the Mzre to prolong a visit to Weston will be found principally to arise from the charming localities by which it is surrounded. The climate is bracing and the air very salubrious. Village Weston could not have had much to offer, while its primitive state charmed some visitors, others wrote complainingly about the cart rutted roads and the stone-riddled tracks that served as roads and of how when the wind blew they became enveloped in a sandstorm.
Barons Morecambe massage coastal clay belt was generally flood free, being somewhat higher than much of the low lying areas inland, but the moor was often under water for 4 or 5 months a year. Nomadic hunter-gatherers of the Middle Stone Age sheltered in a cave at the entrance to what is now Worle quarry, where two Mesolithic flint weapons were.
With the advent of crop growing and animal husbandry in the Jassage Stone Age the hill became productive farmland and even today Celtic Fields can be detected on the hill in which wheat, oats, barley and beans are known to have been grown in the Iron Age. The first settlers made for the hillside where the pasture was good, sevn in the summer months Hayes compensated dating site early autumn they moved their animals down onto the moors, relatively dry and Colchester creampie girls from the danger of flooding at that time of year.
The first visitors to the Worle end of our island Weston super Mare massage seven hills the marsh would have found it to be very hospitable, being mild, Weston super Mare massage seven hills facing and sheltered from the north and west winds. There was fresh spring water and plenty of wild animals. More importantly, it should have been relatively safe, being isolated by the surrounding marsh, the surging tides and set in a remote part of the Somerset coast.
The Roman invasion came to England in A. The Romans left in AD, and the next years saw a change back to Celtic ways as Roman influence faded. The Dark Ages were from to AD.
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The Saxon kings inherited a Christian Kingdom and hunted on Minndep. Worle was given its name by the Saxons. It may have been Wor-leah at some time, meaning Wood Grouse Wood. Hmm, something went wrong Somerset is famous for a number of its natural as well as historic attributes. Castle Batch was a 12 th Century Medieval manor, a motte and bailey castle, build by the manorial lord who owed allegiance to Live gay night Gateshead Norman overlords.
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