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Bradshaw’s Guide

Wincanton

A small town on the river Cale, beautifully sheltered by shady woods. Here the first blood was shed in the revolution of 16S8, between the Prince of Orange and James’s adherents.

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Places nearby

  • Dorsetshire : Dorchester

    A small parliamentary borough, and the capital of Dorsetshire, in a pretty part of the South Downs, at the termination of the South Western railway, 141 miles from London.

  • Dorsetshire : Weymouth

    Nothing can be more striking and picturesque than the situation of this delightful watering-place.

  • Gloucestershire : Bristol

    Cathedral city, seaport, and parliamentary borough in Gloucestershire 118 miles from London.