Old Maps of Shepton Mallet

Historic Maps of Shepton Mallet and the local area.

As a young lad, living in Shepton Mallet, I used to eagerly await my older brother's visits at weekends. Saturdays would often involve a walk to Wells & a matinee at the Regal. If there wasn't a film on we wanted - or I was old enough to see - we'd usually go for a long walk. I was tremendously excited to hear we (...Read full memory)

I kept looking at this photo & wondering why it seemed a familiar view...Then, with the aid of maps & old pictures realised it was taken from the field (Barren Down?) behind my old school, Ivey House. On the right of the picture is the old Hospital, & you can make out the church of St Peters & St (...Read full memory)