Crewkerne is a rugged small market town of ancient foundation
that stands on a sheltered sight of an east slope of the
Blackdown Hills and has been a place of importance since before
the Norman Conquest.
The rugged 15th century Ham-stone church is its best building.
It has a west front of almost cathedral splendour, a fine nave
roof of unusual type, and a south porch with gargoyles.
The ancient craft of sail making has been given new lease of
life through the modern interest in yachting. surrounded by hilly countryside.