Mendip

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education social

is responsible for local planning (planning permission) and building control (Building regulations in the United Kingdom), local roads, council housing, environmental health, markets and fairs, refuse collection and recycling, cemeteries and crematoria, leisure services, parks, and tourism. Somerset County Council is responsible for running the largest and most expensive local services such as education (Local Education Authority), social services, the library, road maintenance, trading standards, waste disposal and strategic planning. '''Shepton Mallet''' is a small rural town and civil parish (civil parishes in England) in the Mendip district of Somerset in South West England. Situated approximately in thickness; they are extensively worked (mined and pumped) in Cheshire, Middlesbrough and Antrim (County Antrim). The village falls within the Non-metropolitan district of Mendip, which was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, having previously been part of Frome Rural District, A Vision of Britain Through Time : Frome Rural District which is responsible for local planning (planning permission) and building control (Building regulations in the United Kingdom), local roads, council housing, environmental health, markets and fairs, refuse collection and recycling, cemeteries and crematoria, leisure services, parks, and tourism. The area falls into the domains of councils including: Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and Mendip. Part of the area falls within the Mendip Hills AONB. Most of the undeveloped area is within the Bristol Bath (Bath, Somerset) Green Belt. Many of the villages date back to the time of the Domesday Book and there is evidence of human occupation since the Stone Age. There are hundreds of listed buildings with the churches being Grade I listed. thumb alt Satelitte image of the valley showing lakes and fields. The captions label Bath and North East Somerset and Wandyke districts The chew valley area in a satellite image (Image:ReducedChew valley area satellite.png) The villages in the valley have their own parish councils (Parish councils in England) which have responsibility for local issues. They also elect councillors to district councils e.g. Mendip and Somerset County Council (Somerset) or unitary authorities e.g. Bath and North East Somerset or North Somerset, which have wider responsibilities for services such as education, refuse, tourism etc. Litton is part of the Nedge Ward, which is represented by one councillor on the Non-metropolitan district of Mendip, which was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, having previously been part of Clutton Rural District, A Vision of Britain Through Time : Clutton Rural District which is responsible for local planning (planning permission) and building control (Building regulations in the United Kingdom), local roads, council housing, environmental health, markets and fairs, refuse collection and recycling, cemeteries and crematoria, leisure services, parks, and tourism. The village falls within the Non-metropolitan district of Mendip, which was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, having previously been part of Frome Rural District, A Vision of Britain Through Time: Frome Rural District which is responsible for local planning (planning permission) and building control (Building regulations in the United Kingdom), local roads, council housing, environmental health, markets and fairs, refuse collection and recycling, cemeteries and crematoria, leisure services, parks, and tourism. Sassoon married four times - firstly Stephanie Munro, at Inverness in 1955 (dissolved 1961); secondly Marguerite Dicks in 1961 (dissolved 1974); thirdly Susan Christian-Howard in 1975 (dissolved 1982); and lastly Alison Pulvertaft. He had a daughter by his first marriage, Kendall Sassoon, who has two children of her own with her partner, Stewart Reeves. They are Oliver Thornycroft Reeves-Sassoon and Logan Thea Reeves-Sassoon. Kendall is the Patron-in-Chief of the Siegfried Sassoon Fellowship, and a Lady Associate Royal Welch Fusilier. His daughter and son by his third marriage, Isobel Hannah (born 1976) and Thomas Thornycroft (born 1978), were both killed in a road accident in Mendip, Somerset, in 1996.


stone building

; Refs - alt Gray stone building with square tower at left hand end. Foreground includes grass area with gravestones, taken over the top of metal railings. 100px (File:Ashwickchurch.jpg) Ashwick Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 1,352 Shepton Mallet Rural District

chuch.jpg alt Brown stone building with square tower at the left hand end. In the foreground is a grass area with gravestones. 100px Baltonsborough Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 864 Wells Rural District

: www.visionofbritain.org.uk unit 10025539 work A vision of Britain Through Time publisher University of Portsmouth accessdate 4 January 2014 - alt Yellow stone building with prominent square tower. Trees to left and right of the path leading to the building. 100px (File:Berkley Somerset church.jpg) Berkley (Berkley, Somerset) Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 344 Frome Rural District


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larger than Shepton Mallet) is Frome. The district was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of the municipal boroughs of Glastonbury and Wells (Wells, Somerset), along with Frome, Shepton Mallet, Street (Street, Somerset) urban district (Urban district (Great Britain and Ireland))s, and Frome Rural District, Shepton Mallet Rural District, Wells Rural District, and part of Axbridge Rural District and part of Clutton Rural


stone

with ''Mened'' (Welsh ''mynydd''), a Brythonic (British language (Celtic)) term for upland moorland. The suffix may be a contraction of the Anglo-Saxon (Old English language) ''hop'', meaning a valley. Possible further meanings have been identified. The first is 'the stone pit' from the Celtic (Celtic languages) ''meyn'' and ''dyppa'' in reference to the collapsed cave systems of Cheddar (Cheddar, Somerset). The second is 'Mighty and Awesome' from the Old English language Old English

; Refs - alt Gray stone building with square tower at left hand end. Foreground includes grass area with gravestones, taken over the top of metal railings. 100px (File:Ashwickchurch.jpg) Ashwick Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 1,352 Shepton Mallet Rural District

chuch.jpg alt Brown stone building with square tower at the left hand end. In the foreground is a grass area with gravestones. 100px Baltonsborough Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 864 Wells Rural District


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latm lats latNS longd longm longs longEW postal_code_type Post Code postal_code BA4 (BA postcode area) area_code 01749 website http: www.mendip.gov.uk footnotes <

; Refs - alt Gray stone building with square tower at left hand end. Foreground includes grass area with gravestones, taken over the top of metal railings. 100px (File:Ashwickchurch.jpg) Ashwick Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 1,352 Shepton Mallet Rural District


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;ref However, A D Mills derives its meaning from Celtic ''monith'', meaning mountain or hill, with an uncertain second element, perhaps Old English ''yppe'' in the sense of upland, or plateau. Dictionary of English Place Names An alternative explanation is that the name is cognate

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;c Ashwick&d 16&e 61&g 6461135&i 1001x1003x1032x1004&m 0&r 1&s 1388573673232&enc 1&dsFamilyId 2491 work Neighbourhood Statistics publisher Office for National Statistics accessdate 1 January 2014 - File:Baltonsborough


sweet track

such as those at Glastonbury Lake Village and Meare. One of the oldest dated human road work in Britain (United Kingdom) is the Sweet Track, constructed across the Somerset Levels with wooden planks in the 39th century BC,

journal year 2001 month February title The Wetlands Project Interview journal Current Archaeology volume 172 issue "Wetlands Special Issue" pages 136–142


building

; Refs - alt Gray stone building with square tower at left hand end. Foreground includes grass area with gravestones, taken over the top of metal railings. 100px (File:Ashwickchurch.jpg) Ashwick Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 1,352 Shepton Mallet Rural District

chuch.jpg alt Brown stone building with square tower at the left hand end. In the foreground is a grass area with gravestones. 100px Baltonsborough Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 864 Wells Rural District

: www.visionofbritain.org.uk unit 10025539 work A vision of Britain Through Time publisher University of Portsmouth accessdate 4 January 2014 - alt Yellow stone building with prominent square tower. Trees to left and right of the path leading to the building. 100px (File:Berkley Somerset church.jpg) Berkley (Berkley, Somerset) Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 344 Frome Rural District


open landscape

The warmer climate changed the Arctic environment to one of pine, birch and alder forest; this less open landscape was less conducive to the large herds of reindeer and wild horse (Equus ferus) that had previously sustained humans. Those animals were replaced in people's diets by pig and less social animals such as elk (Moose), red deer, roe deer, wild boar and aurochs (wild cattle), which would have required different hunting techniques. Tools changed


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. The Somerset Levels are bisected by the Polden Hills; the areas to the south are drained by the River Parrett, and the areas to the North by the rivers Axe (River Axe (Bristol Channel)) and Brue (River Brue). The Mendip Hills separate the Somerset Levels from the North Somerset Levels. The Somerset Levels consist of marine clay "levels" along the coast, and inland (often peat-based) &quot;moors"; agriculturally, about 70&nbsp;percent is used as grassland

Mendip

'''Mendip''' is a local government district (Non-metropolitan district) of Somerset in England. The Mendip district covers a largely rural area of ranging from the Mendip Hills through on to the Somerset Levels. It has a population of approximately 110,000. The administrative centre of the district is Shepton Mallet but the largest town (three times larger than Shepton Mallet) is Frome.

The district was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of the municipal boroughs of Glastonbury and Wells (Wells, Somerset), along with Frome, Shepton Mallet, Street (Street, Somerset) urban district (Urban district (Great Britain and Ireland))s, and Frome Rural District, Shepton Mallet Rural District, Wells Rural District, and part of Axbridge Rural District and part of Clutton Rural District.

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