Severe Gales 1883
The report below is from the Western Gazette of Friday 26th October 1883.
The report went on to mention widespread damage around the country.
It was as a result of these floods and their contamination of the wells providing normal water supply that pipes were laid for a new clean water supply from Winscombe.
Floods of 1936
The Western Gazette Friday 17th January 1936:
see also Gas Works
Inundation of the sea wall 1981