Consists of a low-lying basin, bounded on the northeast by Mendip Hills and on the west by Quantock Hills; occupied by prehistoric peoples; Romans mined lead in area; formed part of Kingdom of Wessex in 7th century; distinctive "Zummerzetaheer" dialect is spoken in some areas.

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240890
Coordinates
51.0587010° N, 2.9499070° W  map

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Place ID
240890
Title
Somerset, England