By Anthony Barnes,Julia Barnes,Maureen Richards

The Manor of Northam dates again to the Norman invasion and is definitely recorded within the Domesday e-book, being a part of lands owned through a Saxon Lord referred to as Bristric, and this seems to be the 1st recorded facts of what used to be within the quarter. there's facts of prehistoric settlements and masses facts in the course of the Saxon period, while Vikings raided the realm. Westward Ho! has its drowned wooded area and Stone Age kitchen midden hidden underneath the sands, the place the ocean nonetheless exposes deer antlers, flints and historic pottery. A overdue Victorian enterprise with its pier and its palm timber and its grand resorts, it used to be meant as a vacation inn to problem Torquay. the encircling parish, containing approximately 2700 acres of land, can also be included.

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