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Places to Visit

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The Priory

Situated in the centre of the village in North Street, this Grade I listed hall and Grade II listed buildings and gateway is scheduled as an ancient monument.  The former 14th century chantry college was established in 1304 by the 1st Baron Beauchamp, John de Beauchamp.  After 1536 until the middle of the 20th century it became a tenanted farm known as Parsonage Farm until the National Trust purchased the property in 1946

Ham Hill Country Park

Ham Hill covers three parishes; Stoke sub Hamdon, Norton sub Hamdon and Montacute, and is a nationally important geological area.  Stoke sub Hamdon's War Memorial is situated on top of the hill looking over the village and is a prominent landmark which can be seen from miles around.  There are beautiful walks through peaceful, leafy woodlands and glades and, grassy meadows