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Shepton Beauchamp


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Tel code: 01460 | code search
Postcode: TA19 | code search
Population: 740
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Shepton Beauchamp is a small village and civil parish situated in the county of Somerset. It can be found four miles north east of Ilminster in between the Blackdown Hills and the Somerset Levels. The word 'Shepton' has Saxon origins and means literally 'sheep settlement'. Beauchamp (pronounced 'Beecham') was added to honour the Beauchamp family who held the manor there from the mid 12th century. In 1361 the manor passed to the Seymour family. Sir John Seymour resided in Shepton Beauchamp when he was the High Sheriff of Somerset (1515-16). There is a chance that his young daughter Jane Seymour, famously the third Queen of Henry VIII, was there with him during this time. The church is dedicated to St. Michael and was constructed using the local Hamstone around the 13th century. It has since been extensively remodelled, and underwent a major renovation in 1865 under the guidance of George Edmund Street. The church has an impressive tower which features clocks with Roman numerals to the west and south faces and a higher polygonal stair-turret to the north corner. It is a grade I listed building. The former rectory was built in 1874 and is now called Beauchamp Manor.

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Dillington House (2.40 miles)

Dillington House
Dillington House, just outside of Ilminster, was formerly the home of George III's Prime Minister, Lord North. The house is one of the most beautiful in Somerset and is included in Simon Jenkins' England's 1000 ... More | visit website
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Bladon House (2.62 miles)

Bladon House
Bladon House is more than just a B&B, it is an exquisite romantic retreat hidden in a peaceful corner of Somerset, where you can relax and do very little or if you are feeling active ... More | visit website
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Bell Inn (3.07 miles)

Bell Inn
This grand old country Inn offers a warm welcome, super food local cider and ale. Our chef specialises in Seafood , local Steak and Game, in season. Situated near to the roundabout at the junction ... More | visit website
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Woodleigh Bed and Breakfast (3.19 miles)

Woodleigh Bed and Breakfast
Chris and Dee Mooney would like to welcome you to their family run 4 star bed and breakfast in the heart of the historic and picturesque South Somerset market town of Ilminster. We offer high ... More | visit website
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Best Western The Shrubbery (3.28 miles)

Best Western The Shrubbery

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The Best Western Shrubbery Hotel is located in Ilminster in Somerset. A perfect venue for Weddings, Conferences and that Special Occasion. The Best Western Shrubbery hotel in South Somerset is an elegant ... More

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Hollies Hotel (3.38 miles)

Hollies Hotel
Michelin Recommended hotel set around landscaped gardens & furnished terraces. Luxury rooms & suites, contemporary restaurant & stylish bar. Beautiful medieval village location, with in view of the Iron Age Ham Hill Country Park

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New Inn (3.44 miles)

New Inn
Welcome to The New Inn, each of our rooms are tastefully decorated and furnished with antique wardrobes and dressing tables and are situated in our sunny pleasant garden on the ground floor in a separate ... More | visit website
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White Hart Hotel (3.97 miles)

White Hart Hotel
A pleasant Hamstone Grade II listed coaching inn dating from 1735, the White Hart is a comfortable, family run hotel in the heart of South Somerset. All of our rooms have tea/coffee making facilities and ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Ilminster (4.07 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Shave Farm (4.68 miles)

Shave Farm

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Shave Farm is an early 19th centuary farmhouse set within beautiful countryside and just 2 minutes from the A303.15 minutes from the M5 and Taunton and 30 minutes from the ... More

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