Charlton Horethorne

Charlton Horethorne

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charlton Horethorne is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England, situated five miles north-east of Sherborne and five miles south-west of Wincanton in the South Somerset district. The village has a population of 605. The village lies on the Monarch's Way long-distance footpath that approximates the escape route taken by King Charles II in 1651 after being defeated in the Battle of Worcester. Charlton Horethorne in the 21st century is a village with successful businesses, a primary school and a village hall that was purchased in 1923 from the Army as a memorial to the fallen in the First World War. Despite its age and the fact that it was previously used as a wooden, mess hall, it is used on a frequent and regular basis by a wide range of groups and activities. The village was originally known just as Charlton, meaning "the farmers settlement" and then known as Charlton Kanville by 1225. In 1084 Horethorn was added coming from "Hareturna" meaning "grey thornbush."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135896350
  • 9786135896350