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Blue Anchor, Somerset

Historical Description

Blue Anchor, a hamlet in Old Cleeve parish, Somersetshire, on Bridgewater Bay, 2 miles W of Watchet, with a station on the G.W.R., 180 miles from London. It occupies a rising ground, with a brilliant prospect, and is a small watering-place.

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 Blue Anchor are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictWest Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA24
Post TownMinehead