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Evercreech

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Evercreech is a village and civil parish south east of Shepton Mallet, and north east of Castle Cary, in the Mendip district of Somerset, England. The parish includes the hamlet of Stoney Stratton and the village of Chesterblade. History The village was recorded as Evrecriz in the Domesday Book of 1086. Small Down Knoll (or Small Down Camp) is a Bronze Age hill fort above the village which rises to . The parish was part of the hundred of Wells Forum. Evercreech's role in World War Two War was declared on September 4th 1939, and later that month, the local village school received 215 children evacuees, 18 teachers and 6 helpers, from two schools in West Ham, East London. In 1941, 50 more children and their teachers arrived from Bristol after a bombing from Germany. The children were welcomed into the homes of the villagers. However, rationing was a prominent issue event though many of the children had come with their own ration book.
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