Old Maps of Shepton Mallet

Historic Maps of Shepton Mallet and the local area.

The photo of the Market Cross takes me back to two memories, of 1970 & 1975. On & off, I lived on the Hillmead estate from the '60's to late '70's. June 1970 - the town is full of young people, with long hair. Noisy motorcycles - mostly British - go round the Cross. The Post Office, at the (...Read full memory)

After a family breakup, my mother & I moved to Shepton Mallet in the late '60's, on the Hillmead Estate. I went to Ivey House Preparatory School, as it was called. It was a funny little place in Princes Road, I think.Mrs Jacobs was the Head. Most of the teachers were OK, although looking back on it I wonder how (...Read full memory)