Aller Langport, Somerset History

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The Hanging Chapel in Langport, Somerset, England.

Hanging Chapel in Langport, Somerset, England. The 600 year old Medieval Gateway, has been used as a school, town hall and a Masonic lodge.

The Lych Gate-St Mary’s Church Langport, Somerset. The Lych Gate – a place to rest a heavy coffin on the way into the church sometimes to wait for the mourners to catch up.

The Lych Gate, St Mary’s Church, Langport. The Lych Gate – a place to rest a heavy coffin on the way into the church whilst waiting for the mourners to catch up.

Bow Bridge, Langport, Somerset, this version was built in 1840 The previous bridge had 9 arches and therefore when the barges from  Bridgwater arrived at Langport wharf the cargo had to be unloaded,  carried under the arches and put onto smaller barges which could go  down them into town

Bow Bridge, Langport, Somerset, this version was built in 1840 The previous bridge had 9 arches and therefore when the barges from Bridgwater arrived at Langport wharf the cargo had to be unloaded, carried under the arches and put onto smaller barges which could go down them into town

The river parrett trail follows the river from source to mouth. The section from Langport to Burrowbridge is a easy flat walk with a lovely place to stop for the well deserved drink.

The river parrett trail follows the river from source to mouth. The section from Langport to Burrowbridge is a easy flat walk with a lovely place to stop for the well deserved drink.

All Saints, Langport - South Door. South door fully carved with tracery and large leaves around the head, thought to have been financed by John Heron, a supporter of Henry VII whose mother Margaret Beaufort held the Manor of Langport.

All Saints, Langport - South Door. South door fully carved with tracery and large leaves around the head, thought to have been financed by John Heron, a supporter of Henry VII whose mother Margaret Beaufort held the Manor of Langport.

Art Tea Zen in Langport, is a lovely place to go for coffee and cake, very relaxing and great carrot cake!

Art Tea Zen in Langport, is a lovely place to go for coffee and cake, very relaxing and great carrot cake!

Stembridge Mill at High Ham near Langport, Somerset

Stembridge Mill at High Ham near Langport, Somerset

Bow Street, Langport, Somerset | by brizzle born and bred

Old undated postcard.

English Civil War: Battle of Langport: Lord George Goring

What was the Battle of Naseby, and Why was it Important?

The Battle of Langport was fought July during the English Civil War and saw the New Model Army attempt to destroy the last Royalist army.

LANGPORT,SOMERSET,SOUTH WEST ENGLAND,UK,BOW STREET,ANGEL INN,USED 1904,SQ CIRCLE | eBay

The Angel, Langport, Somerset

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