Sedgemoor

What is Sedgemoor known for?


scientific interest

as a Biological Site of Special Scientific Interest (Site of Special Scientific Interest). Many of the villages on the Quantocks have their own parish councils (Parish councils in England), which have some responsibility for local issues. They also elect councillors


partnership national

Development Fund Regional Development Fund , by 30 organisations, including; British Waterways, Campaign to Protect Rural England, The Countryside Agency, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Environment Agency, Kings Sedgemoor and Cary Vale Internal Drainage Board (now part of Parrett Internal Drainage Board), Levels and Moors Partnership, National Farmers Union (National Farmers Union (England and Wales)), Sedgemoor, Somerset County Council, South


conservative run

stores in the south west. Governance Sedgemoor District Council Sedgemoor District Council has traditionally been Conservative (Conservative Party (UK)) run since its creation in 1974 when it was merged with the old Bridgwater & Burnham-On-Sea Urban District Councils. Past voting trends have placed strong cores of Labour (Labour Party (UK)) voters in Bridgwater Town, with Conservative support coming from the Villages such as Pawlett, Wedmore and Shipham. Liberal

of Bridgwater, the district's administrative centre. Highbrige closely neighbours Burnham-on-Sea, forming part of the combined parish of Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge and shares a Town Council with the resort town. Highbridge is within the Sedgemoor Non-metropolitan district which has traditionally been Conservative (Conservative Party (UK)) run since its creation in 1974.


white building

'''Broomfield''' is a village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England, situated about five miles north of Taunton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 224. The village falls within the Non-metropolitan district of Sedgemoor, which was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, having previously been part of Bridgwater Rural District, A Vision of Britain Through Time : Bridgwater 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.


multiple buildings

51.25 -2.85 type:city_region:GB name Chapel Allerton, Somerset - alt Roofs of multiple buildings separated by trees and vegetation. In the distance is a lake and hills. 100px (File:Cheddar 09-06 9.jpg) Cheddar (Cheddar, Somerset) Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 5,755 Axbridge Rural District '''Broomfield''' is a village and civil parish in the Sedgemoor district of Somerset, England, situated about five miles north of Taunton. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 224. The village falls within the Non-metropolitan district of Sedgemoor, which was formed on 1 April 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972, having previously been part of Bridgwater Rural District, A Vision of Britain Through Time : Bridgwater 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.


small light

title Burnham UD url http: www.visionofbritain.org.uk unit 10042010 work A vision of Britain Through Time publisher University of Portsmouth accessdate 4 January 2014 - alt Small light coloured building behind a hedge and gate. 100px (File:Edithmead church.jpg) Burnham Without Civil Parish style "text-align:center;" 1,636 Axbridge Rural District ref


local

of the Battle of Sedgemoor. Sedgemoor has given its name to a local government district (Non-metropolitan district) formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of the municipal borough of Bridgwater, the Burnham-on-Sea urban district (Urban district (Great Britain and Ireland)), Bridgwater Rural District and part of Axbridge Rural District. The district covers a larger area than the historical Sedgemoor, extending north of the Polden Hills across

for 2002 year 2002 publisher Somerset County Council accessdate 17 October 2009 ! Former local authority ! class "unsortable" Coordinates ! class "unsortable" Refs - alt Street scene showing road junction with houses and cars 100px (File:Ashcott.jpg) Ashcott Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 1,186 Bridgwater Rural District

Hamp, was elected as the new Labour group Leader. In the 2011 Local Council elections, The Conservatives held the council with a reduced number of seats. Labour took back all Bridgwater seats except the Windham ward, and the Independents gained 2 seats at the expense of the Liberal Democrats, who held their leader's seat in Highbridge & Burnham Marine, and Burnham Central. Notable casualties included Vice-Chairman of the Council Mike Creswell, in Bridgwater Fairfax. After the elections


building

A vision of Britain Through Time publisher University of Portsmouth accessdate 4 January 2014 - alt Stone building with square tower. In the foreground are gravestones. 100px (File:Badgworth Church.jpg) Badgworth (Badgworth, Somerset) Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 525 Axbridge Rural District - File:St Michael and All Angels

Church, Bawdrip - geograph.org.uk - 85565.jpg alt Brown stone building with red roofs and central square tower. In the foreground are gravestones. 100px Bawdrip Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 506 Bridgwater Rural District - alt Wooden hulk of ship, surrounded by wet sand. 100px (File:SS Nornen wreck.jpg) Berrow (Berrow, Somerset) Civil

parish style "text-align:center;" 1,534 Axbridge Rural District ref name


work images

of church on Burrow Mump url http: www.imagesofengland.org.uk Details Default.aspx?id 271178 work Images of England publisher English Heritage accessdate 23 February 2011 In the early 17th century, during the time of King James I (James VI and I), abortive plans were made to drain and enclose much of Sedgemoor, which the local Lords supported but opposed by the Commoners who would have lost grazing rights.


modern building

Stone building with prominent square tower. In the foreground are daffodils. 100px Over Stowey Civil parish style "text-align:center;" 352 Bridgwater Rural District - alt modern building with shop. Sign over window says Pawlett Country Store & Off Licence. 100px (File:Pawlett village shop.jpg) Pawlett (Pawlett, Somerset) Civil Parish

Sedgemoor

'''Sedgemoor''' is a low lying area of land in Somerset, England. It lies close to sea level south of the Polden Hills, historically largely marsh (or "moor" in its older sense). The eastern part is known as King's Sedgemoor, and the western part West Sedgemoor. Sedgemoor is part of the area now known as the Somerset Levels and Moors. Historically the area was known as the site of the Battle of Sedgemoor.

Sedgemoor has given its name to a local government district (Non-metropolitan district) formed on 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, by a merger of the municipal borough of Bridgwater, the Burnham-on-Sea urban district (Urban district (Great Britain and Ireland)), Bridgwater Rural District and part of Axbridge Rural District. The district covers a larger area than the historical Sedgemoor, extending north of the Polden Hills across the Somerset Levels and Moors to the Mendip Hills.

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