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Taunton


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Place Type
political
Description
Located in Vale of Taunton; town grew around 8th-cen. Saxon castle & remained as seat of Bishops of Wincester for more than 1000 years; second castle built in 12th cen. seized by Royalists during 17th-cen. English Civil War.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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