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Neroche, Somerset

Historical Description

Neroche, a quondam forest and an ancient British camp on the S border of Somerset, 7 miles SSE of Taunton. The forest was long a waste, yet retains some portions of its ancient wood. The camp bears the name of Neroche Castle, is situated on Buckland Down, comprises extensive earthworks with partial construction of stone, and is supposed to date from the time of the Belgic invasion.

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.