|Ulveronetone / tona / Ulvererona: William holds Waldron from Roger [de Courseulles]. Alfwy held it before 1066; it paid tax for 1 hide and 1 furlong. Land for 2 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough and hide, with 1 slave; 3 villagers and 3 smallholders with 1 plough and hide and 1 furlong. Meadow, 11 acres; pasture, 7 acres; woodland, 13 acres. 26 sheep, 3 pigs. Value was and is 22s.
1 hide in Perry has been added to this manor. Alfward held it before 1066; it paid tax for 1 hide. Land for 2 ploughs. In lordship 1 plough; hide. 2 villagers and 3 smallholders with 1 plough and hide. Meadow, 10 acres; pasture, 7 acres; woodland, 13 acres. 3 pigs, 26 sheep. The value was and is 20s.
Area near the River Parrett.
|Wallepille / pilla: Rademar from Walter de Douai.|
Walton (near Glastonbury)
Thatched 15th century rectory. Novelist Henry Fielding was born at nearby Sharpham Park in 1707.
|Waltone / tona: Glastonbury Church. 10 cattle.|
Walton (in Kilmersdon)
|Waltune / tuna: Edmund FitzPayne.|
Walton in Gordano
On the outskirts of Clevedon; ruins of 17th century Waldon Castle.
|Waltone / tona: Richard de Barre from Ralph de Mortimer, formerly Gunni the Dane.|
|Wandestreu: Bishop of Wells and the Canons of St. Andrew's from him before and after 1066.|
Regency and late Gothic Warleigh Manor.
|Herlei / Heorleia: Hugolin the Interpreter. 100 sheep.|
Small port, a paper-making centre since the 17th century. Coleridge's 'ancient mariner' set sail from here.
|Wacet: Dodman from William de Mohun. Mill.|
Below Weacombe Hill.
|Waicome / Waiecoma: Geoffrey and William from Roger de Courseulles.|
Also Lower Weare village; near the River Axe.
|Werre / Werra: Walter de Douai. 2 mills. 18 cattle.|
|Warne / Warna: Robert d'Auberville.|
Town, a centre of the wool industry. The Duke of Wellington took his title from here and his monument is on the nearby Black Down hills.
|Walintone / tona / Wellintona: Bishop of Wells and John the Usher from him. 2 mills. 17 cattle.|
17th century Wellisford Manor.
|Wilesford / Welesforda: Robert d'Auberville. 18 cattle.|
Cathedral city, the county's largest urban centre in the 14th century. The cathedral dates from the 12th century; moated Bishop's Palace; 14th century Vicar's Close.
|Welle / Wella: Bishop of Wells before and after 1066, and Canons of St. Andrew's, Fastrad, Richard, Erneis, Ralph, Alfward, Croc and Edric from him; Manasseh's wife. 9 mills. 22 cattle, 150 sheep.|
On the outskirts of Bridgwater.
|Wadmendune / duna: Ludo from Walter de Douai. 18 cattle, 20 pigs.|
Cottage and lane.
|Waimore / Weimorham: Bishop of Wells. Pasture.|
West Bower Lost.
Westbury sub Mendip
|Westberie / beria: Bishop of Wells before and after 1066. 10 cattle, 200 sheep.|
On the River Camel; fragment of a Saxon cross in the church.
|Camelle / ella: Muchelney Church and Dodman from the church. Mill.|
|Westcumbe / Westecomba: Azelin from Glastonbury Church, formerly Alfhild, the abbot's mother. 2 mills.|
On the former East Somerset railway line.
|Crenemelle / mella: Harding, the pre-Conquest holder, from Glastonbury Church. Mill.|
Jacobean manor house beside the church.
|Har / Herpetreu: Azelin from Bishop of Coutances. Mill.|
Remote, on the River Brue.
|Lideford: Aelfric from the king, formerly Brictric, his father. Mill. 20 cattle, 25 pigs.|
Almshouse, once a leper hospital, rebuilt by the Abbot of Glastonbury (1510-1515).
|Monechetone / Morchetona: Glastonbury Church and Bishop of Winchester, Roger de Courseulles and Serlo de Burcy from the church.|
Weston (near Bath)
Part of Bath.
|Westone / tona: Bath Church; Arnulf de Hesdin. 2 mills. 7 cobs, 450 sheep.|
Church; Norman font.
|Westone / tona: Alfred from Count of Mortain; Richard and Alwin from Thurstan FitzRolf. Mill. 3 cobs.|
Weston in Gordano
Church with 15th century tombs of the Percevals, originally a Norman family.
|Westone / tona: Azelin and William from Bishop of Coutances. 167 sheep.|
|Waistou / Westou: King's land; William from Roger de Courseulles.|
|Cantocheve: William de Mohun. 200 sheep.|
Whatley (near Frome)
Also Lower Whatley hamlet.
|Watelei / leia: Walter Hussey and John the Usher from Glastonbury Church. Mill.|
Whatley (in Winsham)
|Watelege / lega: William d'Eu.|
|Watehelle / hella: Serlo de Burcy and Geoffrey from him.|
|Witecumbe / cumba: King's land.|
Dillington House, home of the 19th century explorer, John Hanning Speke.
|Wilagetone / Wyslagentona: Roger Arundel. Mill.|
White Ox Mead
|Witochesmede / meda: Robert Gernon from Roger de Courseulles. Ass.|
Ruins of a Roman villa beside a 15th century manor house.
|Stantune / tuna: Ansger le Breton from Count of Mortain. Mill.|
|Wincheberie / Winchinberia: John the Usher.|
|Willet: Dodman from William de Mohun. Mill.|
Birthplace of Reginald Fitzurse, one of Thomas à Becket's murderers.
|Welletone / tune / Willetone / Wile / Willetona: King's land. Assessed with Cannington, etc.|
|Winemeresham: Drogo from Bishop of Coutances.|
|Wimedone / Wimmadona: Walter Hussey from Bath Church. 300 sheep.|
Small town with 18th century houses built by clothmakers; racecourse.
|Wincaletone / Wincalletonna: Rainward from Walter de Douai. Mill.|
|Wenfre / fro / frod: Bishop of Coutances and Roger Whiting, Fulcran and Colswein from him. Mill.|
Commuter, for Bristol; Sidcot School, at nearby Shipham, founded by 17th century Quakers.
|Winesome / coma / cuma: Glastonbury Church and Roger de Courseulles, Ralph Crooked Hands and Pipe from the church; Bishop of Coutances. Mill. 8 cows.|
Thatched inn; pack-horse bridge.
|Winesford / forda: King's land. Mill.|
|Winesham: Osmund from Bishop of Wells. 2 mills. 13 cattle, 270 sheep.|
Below Winterhead Hill.
|Wintreth / tret: Herlwin from Bishop of Coutances. 8 cows.|
Ruins of England's first Carthusian monastery, founded by Henry II in penance for Becket's murder, near Witham Farm Hall. The church, c.1200, was restored in the 19th century.
|Witeham: William from Roger de Courseulles.|
Withiel (in Cannington)
|Widiete / ieta: William from Roger de Courseulles. Mill.|
|Widicumbe / comba: Edmer from Bishop of Coutances.|
On Exmoor; prehistoric Stone Circle on Withypool Hill.
|Widepolle / polla: Robert d'Auberville.|
14th century archway leading to Palace Green, all that remains of a medieval house belonging to Bishop of Bath and Wells.
|Wivelescome / coma: Bishop of Wells before and after 1066, and 3 men-at-arms from him. Mill.|
|Udeberge / berga: Osbern Giffard. 150 sheep.|
Woodspring Priory, founded c.1200 by the grandson of Reginald Fitzurse, one of Becket's murderers; recently restored.
|Worsprinc / princa: William de Falaise (given to him by Serlo de Burcy when he married Serlo's daughter).|
|Hunlavintone / tona: Alfred d'Epaignes from Glastonbury Church. 11 cattle, 13 horses, 33 pigs, 151 sheep.|
One of only 14 villages in Britain to be 'doubly thankful'; that is, to have seen the safe return of all its inhabitants who fought in both world wars.
|Wilege / Wlega / Wllega: Bishop of Coutances. 2 mills.|
|Ulmerestone / tona: Walter from Alfred d'Epaignes.|
Woolston (in Bicknoller)
On Doniford Stream.
|Ulvretune / Ulfertuna: William de Mohun.|
Woolston (in South Cadbury)
|Ufetone / tona / tuna: Drogo from Count of Mortain; Leofgeat from Thurstan FitzRolf. Mill.|
Woolston (in Stogursey)
|Ulwordestone: Robert from Roger de Courseulles.|
|Otone / Ottona: William de Falaise. Mill. 13 cattle, 150 sheep.|
Part of Weston-super-Mare.
|Worle / Worla: Walter de Douai. 24 cattle.|
Tyntesfield, a Victorian Gothic house, nearby.
|Werocasale / Worocosala / Worochesela: Bishop of Coutances and a man-at-arms from him. 2 mills. 24 cattle, 170 sheep.|
Birthplace of the philosopher John Locke (1632-1704).
|Weritone / tona: Glastonbury Church and Roger de Courseulles and Saewulf, the pre-Conquest holder, from the church. 3 mills. 46 cattle, 30 pigs, 278 sheep.|
|Writelinctone / tuna: Brictward from the king.|