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Published by The Exmoor Press in Dulverton .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 145, [12]p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13940171M

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Watchet is a pretty port town in north-western Somerset, built around a picturesque medieval harbour. Watchet really came to prominence in the Saxon period and was important enough to have its own mint. Coins minted in Watchet have been found in Scandinavia, suggesting that they were used to buy off Viking raiders. History. Maritime History of Watchet The harbour has been of enormous importance to the settlement of Watchet since the earliest times, from its formation as a natural harbour after the last ice age up to the present day as a man-made harbour supporting a modern marina. So you could realistically say that Daws Castle was the first Watchet. The Domesday Book of makes no mention of a fort at Watchet, suggesting that the site had already been abandoned and a mint re-established at what is now Watchet. Photo Prints Old Maps Folded Maps Calendars Photo Books Jigsaws Mugs Tableware Tea Towels Cushion Covers Gift Cards Wallpaper Trade Colour Contrast Themes New! Watchet Ref. Swain Street , Watchet Ref. Swain Street , Watchet Ref. W , Watchet Ref.

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