By Anthony Barnes,Julia Barnes,Maureen Richards

The Manor of Northam dates again to the Norman invasion and is definitely recorded within the Domesday booklet, being a part of lands owned by way of a Saxon Lord referred to as Bristric, and this seems to be the 1st recorded proof of what was once within the zone. there's proof of prehistoric settlements and lots more and plenty facts through the Saxon period, while Vikings raided the world. Westward Ho! has its drowned wooded area and Stone Age kitchen midden hidden underneath the sands, the place the ocean nonetheless exposes deer antlers, flints and historic pottery. A overdue Victorian enterprise with its pier and its palm bushes and its grand resorts, it used to be meant as a vacation lodge to problem Torquay. the encircling parish, containing approximately 2700 acres of land, is usually included.

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