Bath Forum

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Bath Forum Hundred (including the liberty of Hampton and Claverton) in Somerset

Bath Forum is one of the hundreds of Somerset, dating from before the Norman conquest. The Bath Hundred had various names over the centuries including The Hundred of Le Buri. The Bath Foreign Hundred or Forinsecum covering the area outside the city itself.[1]

The Hundred of Bath Forum is situated at the north-eastern point of the county, bounded on the north by the county of Gloucester; on the east by that of Wiltshire; on the west by the Hundred of Keynsham; and on the south and south-west by the Hundred of Wellow.[2]

It contains the City of Bath (St James, St Michael and St Peter & Paul parishes) and the surrounding ancient parishes of:

Additionally, the liberty of Hampton and Claverton (occasionally considered as a hundred in its own right), comprising Bathampton, Charlcome and Claverton is situated in Bath Forum.


Hundreds of Somerset

Abdick and Bulstone • Andersfield • Bath Forum • Bempstone • Brent-cum-Wrington • Bruton • Cannington • Carhampton • Catsash • Chew • Chewton • Crewkerne • Frome • Glaston Twelve Hides • Hampton • Hartcliffe • Horethorne • Houndsborough • Huntspill and Puriton • Keynsham • Kilmersdon • Kingsbury • Martock • Milverton • North Curry • North Petherton • Norton Ferris • Pitney • Portbury • Somerton • South Petherton • Stone • Taunton Deane • Tintinhull • Wellow • Wells Forum • Whitley • Whitstone • Williton and Freemanners • Winterstoke