Partly 11th century church with a Georgian interior.
|Camelei / leia: Geoffrey de Mowbray. Mill. 150 sheep.|
Coal-mining in the 18th century; pyramid of spoil and remains of a colliery.
|Camelertone / tona: Glastonbury Church. 2 mills. 154 sheep.|
Large; Cannington Park, an Iron Age hill-fort, nearby. Cannington Priory was founded c.1138 by Robert de Courcy; the present house is Elizabethan.
|Candetone / tona / Cantocton / tona / Cantetone / tona: Erchenger the Priest from the king; Robert from John the Usher. 2 mills. 350 sheep (with Carhampton and Williton).|
|Capilande / landa: Harding from the king and Ceolric from him.|
|Capintone / tona: King's land, formerly Earl Harold.|
Surrounded by orchards. The ceremony of wassailing is still practised here.
|Carentone / Caretone / Carentona / tuna: King's land. Assessed with Cannington, etc.|
|Cari: Robert from Roger Arundel. 10 cattle.|
Catcott Heath; 13th century church.
|Caldecote / Cadicota: Roger de Courseulles from Glastonbury Church.|
|Cathangre / hangra: Muchelney Church; Ingulf.|
|Caffecome / coma / Cafecoma: Ralph Rufus from Bishop of Coutances. 24 pigs.|
Town, a cloth-making centre until the 19th century, with flint and thatched houses; manor farm.
|Cerdre: Giso of Wells, the pre-Conquest holder. 300 sheep.|
On the outskirts of Bath.
|Cerlecume / Cerlacuma: William Hussey from Bath Church. 200 sheep.|
Now Little Charlynch; view of the Quantocks.
|Cerdesling: Roger de Courseulles. Mill.|
Charlton (in Shepton Mallet) Lost.
A square; pretty cottages.
|Cerletone: Reginald de Vautortes from Count of Mortain, formerly 3 thanes and a clerk.|
2 Roman sites nearby.
|Cerletune: Roger Arundel.|
15th century church with medieval roofloft and gargoyles.
|Cerletone: Jocelyn from Robert FitzGerald. Mill.|
The ruins of a Saxon chapel and the outlines of th royal palace to which it belonged are marked out in the grounds of the Kings of Wessex School. Cheddar Gorge contains over 400 caves with stalactites and stalagmites. There are Stone Age tools, weapons and a skeleton c.12,000 years old in the Gough Cave Museum.
|Ceder / Cedre / Ceadra / Ceddra / Cedra: King's land; formerly King Edward. 2 mills, 3 fisheries.|
|Cedre / Cedra / Succedene / dena: Roger Arundel.|
Partly Norman church; rectory; old barn.
|Caluiche / uica / Celuia: Rumold from Matthew de Mortagne, formerly Thorkell the Dane.|
13th century church.
|Celeworde / worda / Cellewert: Alfred from Count Eustace; Nicholas from Alfred of Marlborough.|
Now 2 villages, North and South Cheriton.
|Cherintone / tona / Ciretune / Eiretone: Warmund from William de Mohun; Bernard from William FitzGuy; Robert from Thurstan FitzRolph.|
Chew Valley Lake, the site of a Roman villa.
|Chiwe / Chiu: Giso of Wells, the pre-Conquest holder. 3 mills.|
Well known for its 18th century bell-founders, the Bilbies.
|Stoche / Stocca / Stoca: Serlo de Burcy; Aldwin, the pre-Conquest holder, from the king. Mill. 13 cattle.|
In a pre-Roman lead-mining area. Burial urns were found in nearby Ashen Hill barrows.
|Ciwetune / tuna: King's land with the Abbot of Jumièges holding the church. 5 mills. 800 sheep.|
On Wellow Brook, Chilcompton Wood.
|Contone / tune / tona / Comtuna / Cumtona: Walter Tirrell from Bishop of Salisbury; Ralph from Walter de Douai. 2 mills. 220 sheep, 70 goats.|
Now Chilthorne Domer; near the Roman road to Ilchester.
|Cilterne / terna: Alfred and Alfred the Butler from Count of Mortain. 48 pigs, 179 sheep.|
On the River Yeo.
|Citerne / erna: Warner from William d'Eu; formerly Alstan Boscombe, a thane of King Edward.|
On the Roman road across the Polden Hills; 19th century tower built of stone from all over the country.
|Ceptone / tona: Roger de Courseulles from Glastonbury Church.|
13th century church; manor farm.
|Cildetone / tona: Ansketel from Roger de Courseulles; Ansger Fower.|
|Cildetone / tona: Ansketel from Roger de Courseulles. 6 unbroken mares, 16 cattle.|
Now 2 villages, East and West Chinnock.
|Cinioch / ioc: Count of Mortain and Mauger and Alfred from him. 2 mills. 122 sheep.|
In the Brendon Hills; named after a Saxon boundary mark, Cippa's Post.
|Cipestaple / apula: Muchelney Abbey.|
Fair; manor farm.
|Ceolseberge / Ceoselbergon / Ceselberia: Alfred from Count of Mortain. Mill.|
|Cibewrde / wrda: Manfred and Robert from William de Mohun.|
Clapton (in Cucklington)
|Clopetone / Cloppetona: Mauger de Carteret from Count of Mortain.|
Clapton (in Maperton)
|Cloptone / Clopptona: Bernard Pancevolt from Thurstan FitzRolph.|
Clapton in Gordano
Church with a Norman doorway and tympanum; Clapton Court, partly late medieval.
|Clotune / tuna: Herlwin from Bishop of Coutances. 40 pigs, 50 goats.|
In the Brendon Hills.
|Clateurde / eurda: Ogis from William de Mohun, formerly Alfgeat, a woman. Mill.|
|Cliveham / Claveham: Fulcran from Bishop of Coutances, formerly Gunhilda.|
American Folk Museum at Claverton Manor.
|Claftertone / tona: Hugolin the Interpreter from Humphrey the Chamberlain. Mill.|
|Claihelle / hella: Ansketel from Roger de Courseulles.|
Seaside resort, developed in the 19th century, with 14th century Clevedon Court and Walton Castle, a 16th century folly.
|Clivedone / dona: Hildebert from Matthew de Mortagne, formerly John the Dane. 22 cattle.|
|Cliveware / wara: Fulcran and Nigel from Bishop of Coutances.|
Colford House; common.
|Claford / forda / Cladforda: Alfred from Count of Mortain. Mill. 38 unbroken mares, 150 sheep.|
|Clovewrde / eswrda: Count of Mortain. Mill. 100 goats.|
|Clutone / tona: William from Bishop of Coutances. Mill. 176 sheep.|
Now 2 villages, West Coker (closest to the Domesday site) and East Coker, where TS Eliot (1888-1965) is buried.
|Cocre / Cochra: King's land, formerly Countess Gytha. Mill. 150 sheep.|
|Coleford / Colforde / forda: Alric, the pre-Conquest holder, from Roger de Courseulles; Dodman from William de Mohun.|
Colgrim's Land Lost.
Combe (in Withycombe)
|Cumbe / Comba: Roger de Courseulles.|
18th century manor house. On nearby Somerset Coal Canal are 22 locks to carry the canal uphill.
|Cume / Cuma: Agelric from the king; formerly Queen Edith. Mill.|
Combe St. Nicholas
Bronze Age barrows on nearby Combe Beacon.
|Cumbe / Cumba: Bishop of Wells. 315 sheep.|
16th century manor, home of Elizabeth Sydenham, who married Sir Francis Drake.
|Come / Comma: Thorgils from William de Mohun. Mill.|
Small port on the River Parrett, with a new wharf for Hinkley Point nuclear power station.
|Comich / Commiz / Commit: Alfred of Marlborough from Count Eustace; Walter Bowman from Ralph de Limesy.|
Roman sculpture from Bath built into the church wall.
|Contone / Comtuna: Bishop of Coutances. 2 mills.|
Now 2 villages, Compton and Dundon; Iron Age hill-fort with well-preserved ramparts in the latter.
|Contone / tona: Roger de Courseulles from Glastonbury Church.|
|Contone / tona / Cumtone / Contune / Comtuna: Mathilda from Count Eustace; Mauger from Count of Mortain. Mill. 182 sheep.|
Fine Norman church.
|Contone / Comtona: Serlo de Burcy.|
19th century Gothic Compton Castle, with lake and parkland.
|Contitone / tona: Geoffrey from Thurstan FitzRolph. Mill.|
15th century priest's house. King Alfred gave a monastery here to his tutor Asser.
|Con / Cungresberie / Con / Cungresberia: King's land, formerly Earl Harold; 3 thanes, the pre-Conquest holders. 20 cattle, 200 sheep.|
On the River Avon.
|Corstune / tuna: Bath Church. Mill.|
|Corfetone / tona: King's land, formerly Wulfward White, a thane of Queen Edith. 150 sheep.|
Pretty; in the Polden Hills; manor house; 13th century church.
|Consintone / tona: Walter de Douai from Glastonbury Church. 26 pigs.|
Now Crandon Bridge.
|Grenedone / dona: Aldred, the pre-Conquest holder, from Humphrey the Chamberlain. Mill.|
Creech St. Michael
On the River Tone and the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal.
|Crice: King's land, formerly Earl Godwin's daughter, Gunhilda. Mill, fishery.|
Market town, a centre of cloth-making and associated trades.
|Cruche / Chruca / Cruca / Crucca / Crucche: King's land, formerly Edeva. 4 mills. 400 sheep.|
|Cruchet: Drogo from Count of Mortain.|
Cricket St. Thomas
Wildlife park in the grounds of Cricket House.
|Cruche / Cruca: Thurstan from Count of Mortain. Mill. 14 cattle.|
Great and Little Crook fields, in Bawdrip.
|Cruce: Rademar from Walter de Douai.|
Weaving industry; 2 manor houses; church with rare 17th century wood carving.
|Coristone / Coriscoma: Roger de Courseulles from Glastonbury Church. 2 mills (with Shepton Mallet).|
Church house, 1515; 18th century Crowcombe Court.
|Crawecumbe / coma: Robert the Constable from Count of Mortain. 26 cattle.|
Near the Dorset border.
|Concintone / tona / Cucintona: Bretel from Count of Mortain.|
|Cudeworde / worda / Cudeorda: Odo from Roger Arundel.|
England's smallest complete parish church, probably Saxon, with a 12th century nave.
|Chetenore / nora: Drogo from Bishop of Coutances.|
Called after the Norman Mallet family, whose arms are on the manor house.
|Curi: Roger de Courseulles.|
|Curiepol: Roger de Courseulles.|
Burton Pynsent column, designed by Capability Brown and erected by William Pitt the Elder in memory of his benefactor.
|Churi / Curi / Chori: King's land, formerly King Edward.|
In Somerset's highest parish, near Dunkery Beacon, built 1707.
|Udecome / coma: William de Mohun and 3 men-at-arms from him. Mill. 36 brood mares, 250 sheep.|