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Black Down, Somerset

Historical Description

Black Down, the highest summit of the Mendip Hills, in Somersetshire, 3 miles NE of Axbridge. It has an altitude of 1100 feet above the level of the sea, and commands a very extensive and brilliant view.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Online maps of Black Down are available from a number of sites: