Church or Chapel?

Church or chapel? (Don’t worry – this is an aesthetic rather than a religious post). Welsh Nana’s family (despite coming from a mining village in the valleys) were C of E, and considered themselves ‘a cut above’ those who went to Chapel. In the end it came down to appearances – the fancy versus the…

A bit of Crewkerne History – Arthur Hart & Sons

Crewkerne history – this post is a little delve into it’s manufacturing past. The town is peppered with mills from it’s days as an important centre for the processing of flax and turning that flax into products. Whilst Bridport concentrated on net and ropemaking, Crewkerne was more concerned with sailcloth – and webbing. Of course…