Henstridge Marsh

Variant name of place

Henshige-Marsh; England

Geographic position

50.9742° N, 2.3930° W


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General note

Henstridge Marsh refers to a village east of Henstridge proper in Somerset County in southwest England. The land was controlled by the Selesmarsh manor, owned by the Selesmarsh family in the thirteenth century. In the sixteenth century, the Selesmarsh developed fisheries and common pastures for sheep and cattle in the area. The land was divided into separate farmhouses in the seventeenth century.