Old Maps of Radstock

Historic Maps of Radstock and the local area.

I moved to Radstock in 2014 to live nearer my children. I have spent most of my life living in North Somerset so know the area well. Radstock is steeped in history being an old mining town.It has a superb museum which gives a good insight to the history of the area. My flat was built on the sidings of the Somerset and Dorset Railway which closed in 1966.

Sometime in the in the late 1970s, I decided to go on a walking holiday, to follow the line of the old Somerset & Dorset Railway track. I caught a bus from London Victoria to Bath, and started my walk from there. I had to use my compass to find my way out of Bath on foot, as of course all of the road signs were for traffic, and (...Read full memory)