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Castle, Somerset

Historical Description

Castle, a hamlet adjacent to the river Brue, in Wookey parish, 3½ miles NNE of Glastonbury, in Somersetshire. It has an eminence adjoining it, called Castle Hill, which was the site of an ancient stronghold.

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 Castle 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.