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The Minster at Night

Beautiful Ilminster


Ilminster, one of Somerset's many charming market towns, lies in the beautiful countryside of South Somerset half way between Yeovil and Taunton, close to the A303 and within easy reach of the M5.


The town gets its name from the near by River Ile and its beautiful 15th century Minster. The early town grew up around this church and its soaring perpendicular architecture and fan vaulting in both the tower and Wadham Chapel and the addition of engraved glass doors at the nave entrance, commissioned to celebrate the Millennium, make it well worth a visit. To the north of the Minster is Court Barton, a collection of attractive ham stone buildings which include the Chantry, Cross House and the old Grammar School founded in 1459. One of the first chapels to be built in the area, around 1719, can be found in East Street. Known as the Meeting House, it has been converted an exhibition gallery, with an information centre and cafe.

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Latest News

Celebrate National Libraries Day, Saturday 6 February 2016.

Libraries in the UK are loved, valued and were visited an astonishing 265 million times last year! Libraries are a vitally important public service.

There will be lots going on in your local library - so please call in, have a coffee and support Ilminster Library between 9:30 - 12:30 on Saturday.

Ilminster Forum's Produce Market

The Produce Market that is planned to take place on Saturday 6 February has been cancelled due to the ongoing repairs of the Market House.

The next Produce Market will take place on the 1st Saturday in March.

Date Posted: 31/01/2016.



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