Beggars Bush: A Perambulation through the Disciplines of History, Geography, Archaeology, Literature, Philology, Natural History, Botany, Biography & Beggary

Hemington, Somerset Beggars Bush 1840

The Hemington site is a field a few hundred metres away from the Lullington/Laverton site along the line of Portway to the north. It is a lone exposed field, in the next valley, two fields away from the road. The parish boundary between Hemington and Laverton is a brook, not easy to cross.

The origin on the name in Hemington is clear from the names of the adjacent fields in the Tithe Survey, which tell of poor land; Read the rest of this entry »

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