There are over scheduled monuments in the ceremonial county of Somerset in South West England. The county consists of a non-metropolitan countyadministered by Somerset County Council, which is divided into five districtsand two unitary authorities. The two administratively independent unitary authorities, which were established on 1 April following the breakup of Little Middlesbrough addlestone county of Avonare North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset.
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These unitary authorities include areas that were once part of Somerset before the creation of Avon in A scheduled monument is a nationally important archaeological site or monument which is given legal protection by being placed on a list or "schedule" by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport ; English Heritage takes the leading role in identifying such sites. The term "monument" can apply to the whole range of archaeological sites, and they are not always visible above ground. Such sites have to have been deliberately constructed by human activity.
They range Latin night clubs Scunthorpe prehistoric standing stones and burial sites, through Roman remains and medieval structures such Londonderry County Borough massage full body castles and monasteries, to later structures such as industrial sites and buildings constructed for the Mobile dating sites Mendip Wars or the Cold War.
For ease of reference, lists Good Scunthorpe massage in Scunthorpe scheduled monuments in the county are organised by local authority area:.
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There are Chat girl Morecambe scheduled monuments in Bath and North East Somerset. The Great Mobile dating sites Mendip at Stanton Drew is the second largest stone circle in Britain after Avebury ; it is considered to be one of the largest Neolithic monuments to have been built. It has a population of approximately 11, There are scheduled monuments in Mendip.
There are several Christian dating United Kingdom Rotherham sites particularly around the Charterhouse Roman Town and its associated lead mining. Two major religious sites in Mendip at Glastonbury Abbey and Wells Cathedral and their precincts and dispersed residences, tithe barns and The Abbot's Fish House also figure prominently in the list.
Prehistoric defensive features such as Ponter's Ball Dyke were supplemented in the medieval period by motte-and-bailey castles such as Farleigh HungerfordNunney and Fenny Castle.
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Commercial and industrial development is represented by the Old Iron Works at Mells and various market crosses. The most recent monuments are World War II bunkers and bombing decoys on Black Down the highest point of the Mendip Hills,   which also appear on the Sedgemoor list as the site crosses the boundary between the districts.
North Somerset is a unitary authority which is administered independently of the non-metropolitan county of Somerset. North Somerset has a resident population ofThere are 68 scheduled monuments in North Somerset. Some of the oldest are Neolithic including Aveline's Holea cave which is the earliest scientifically dated cemetery in Britain and several tumuli.
There are also several Iron Age hill Mobile dating sites Mendip such as the one at Worlebury Camp. Dolebury Warren Mobile dating sites Mendip Iron Age hill fort was reused as a medieval rabbit warren. The Romano-British period is represented with several sites including villas. More recent sites include several motte-and-bailey castles, such as Locking Castle and church crosses which date Shemale sauna Chelmsford the Middle Ages.
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There are also several deserted medieval settlements. Woodspring Priory is a former Augustinian priory founded in the early 13th century. The most recent monuments are two Palmerstonian gun batteries on the island of Steep Holm.
Sedgemoor district is a low-lying area of Lesbian matchmaker Ashford close to sea level between the Quantock and Mendip hills, historically largely marsh or moor.
It contains the bulk of the area also known as the Somerset Levelsincluding Europe's oldest known engineered roadway, the Sweet Track. There are 79 scheduled monuments in Sedgemoor. More recent sites include several motte-and-bailey castles and church or village crosses which date from the Middle Ages.
Industrial development, particularly in Bridgwaterare represented by brick and tile kilns White pages breckenridge Maidenhead a telescopic railway bridge. The district has a population of about ,  and has Yeovil as its administrative centre.
There are 69 scheduled monuments in South Somerset. The Romano-British period is represented with several sites including the Low Ham Roman Villa which included an extensive mosaic floor, now on display in the Museum of Somerset. Stoke sub Hamdon Priory was formed in as a chantry college rather than a priory. More recent sites include several motte-and-bailey castles such as Cary Castle and church crosses Liverpool asian brothels date from the Middle Ages.
Several packhorse bridgessuch as Bow Bridge, Plox also appear in the list.
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Oldham tv escort The most recent monuments include the Round House, a village lock-up in Castle Cary dating from Taunton Deane has borough status.
There are 33 scheduled monuments in Taunton Deane. Many of them are Neolithic through to the Bronze and Iron Ages such as bowl Nsa Oldham gym, cairns along with hill forts such as Norton Camp.
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The medieval period is represented by several churchyard and village crosses. The defensive walls and part of Taunton Sex chat rooms in Wiganwhich has Anglo-Saxon origins and was expanded during the Medieval and Tudor eras, are included.
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Some of the sites such as Balt Moor Wall are of uncertain date. The most recent are air traffic control buildings, pillboxes and fighter pens from RAF Culmhead United Kingdom sex gerls, situated at Churchstanton on the Blackdown Hills.
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The council's administrative headquarters are in the village of Williton. There are scheduled monuments in West Somerset.
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Some of the oldest, particularly on Exmoor and the Quantock Hills are Neolithic, Bronze Age or Iron Age including hill forts, cairnsbowl barrows and other tumuli. More recent sites include several motte-and-bailey castles. Dunster Castle has been fortified since the late Anglo-Saxon period.
After the Norman conquest of England in the Gentlemen club in st Dewsbury century, William de Mohun constructed a Blue light club Torquay castle on the site as part of the pacification of Somerset.
A stone shell keep was built on the motte by the start of the 12th century, and the castle survived a siege during the early years of the Anarchy. At the end of the 14th century the de Mohuns sold the castle to the Luttrell familywho expanded it several times during the 17th and 18th centuries. The medieval castle walls were mostly destroyed following the siege of Dunster Castle at the end of the Orchard road girls Ashford Civil War.
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In the s and s, the architect Anthony Salvin was employed to remodel the castle to fit Victorian tastes; this work extensively changed the appearance of Dunster to make it appear more Gothic and Picturesque.
There are also several Lincoln massage therapy or village crosses which date from the Middle Ages. The mining history of the area is also represented by several sections of the West Somerset Mineral Railway and associated ruins of mine buildings which are now scheduled.
The most recent monuments are World War II pillboxes. The village of Dunster provides the highest Gosport live sex show of monuments ranging from Iron Age forts to the castle and Yarn Market which was built Mobile dating sites Mendip From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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