Shipham village, Somerset
Shipham is a village and civil parish in Somerset, England on the western edge of the Mendip Hills near the A38, approximately 15 miles south of Bristol. It is in the local government district of Sedgemoor. The parish includes the village of Rowberrow and the hamlet of Star. The parish population, according to the 2001 census, is 1,136.
Shipham was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Sipeham, meaning 'The sheep home' from the Old English scip and ham. The tenant-in-chief is shown as being Roger de Courcelles. The parish was part of the Winterstoke Hundred.
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