Old Maps of Bruton

Historic Maps of Bruton and the local area.

Memories of Bruton

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I am going back to the mid '70s here. I have found no reference to the lake anywhere, but it is not related to the Gurney Slade quarries. As a schoolboy, living in Shepton Mallet, I was dead keen on fishing. I mostly went to Emborough Pond, or the River Brue at Baltonsborough. A schoolmate told me (...Read full memory)

I was born in a village near Bruton in 1939. My early memories of walking to school with my gas mask in a bag over the shoulder (never had to use it). There was an army camp down the road from our cottage, so there was lots of activity around. I used to watch the searchlight, thought at that time it was very exciting. We used to (...Read full memory)