Schools in Taunton

Taunton, a historical town in Somerset, provides a rich heritage with centuries-old charm. Founded in the 7th century, Taunton was once a fortified settlement integral to the early Saxon kingdom of Wessex, later becoming a fortified town under King Alfred the Great. The picturesque town lies on the River Tone and has continued to thrive past its twelfth century market town origins. Taunton Castle and the surrounding area hold fascinating histories from the Battle of Sedgemoor, the English Civil Wars to the silk trade and tourism today. The town boasts a blend of old-world architecture, such as the Old Municipal Buildings and Saint James's Church, together with modern attractions like the Orchard Shopping Centre and Taunton Academy. Its heritage-filled landscape and robust community make Taunton an alluring and enticing town for visitors and residents alike.

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