Next meeting

Tuesday 24 April - Barrington Court

A dazzling Elizabethan feast of swirling pinnacles and chimneys and lavishly expensive windows in glorious Hamstone. John Allen will recount its long and varied history, including its ownership by William Strode, Lord of the Manor of Martock, who rebuilt the Court House as a Grammar School in 1662 We also have our AGM

All welcome to attend, members free, non members £3

The Martock Local History Group

We are based in Martock, Somerset and meet monthly for lectures on local historical topics. We also carry out research into the history of Martock, its inhabitants and local archaeology.

What's new on the site

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Martock Post Box

There has been a nice article written on the local post office rare post box.