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Symondsbury

Symondsbury which lies to the north. This village is prettily situated in a secluded and well-wooded hollow. The llchester Arms is an ancient thatched inn. The church. mainly Perpendicular, has a slightly tapering tower. Galston, Bishop of Bristol, and uncle of "Joseph "Addison, is buried in the church. 

The village lies at the foot of a striking conical eminence called Colmer's Hill, and looking seawards Golden Cap and Eype Down are prominent. 

On remaining the high road, by keeping to the right beyond the church Bridport is soon reached, an alternative and shorter route being by a path which will be noticed next to the entrance lane to a farm at the foot of a hill at the end of the village.
The enterprising will find longer paths and lanes round or over Allington Hill.