Welcome to Monkton Combe Village Website
Church Lane road closure
From junction of Brassknocker Hill with
Church Lane up to the junction with Shaft
Road. To enable gas mains replacement by
Wales & West Utilities, that stretch of road
will be closed from 25th July 2016 for a maximum period of 2 months. The road will only be restricted as and when traffic signs are in position and may not be effected for the whole of the period but only for so long as is necessary to execute the works. This is anticipated to be for a period of 6 WEEKS.
Brassknocker Hill, Claverton Down Road, Shaft Road
Village Newsletter -July 2016
Aug/Sept 2016 (.pdf)
Waterhouse Bridge. For those interested here
are some photos [photos courtesy Des Wighton]
showing the stages of the repairs to the
damaged pilings and bank.
Click here for the photos.
General Village info
Please contact the clerk of the Parish
Council, or any councillor, for information
regarding Planning Applications or
information relating to the village not
found on this website as the Parish Council
are no longer supplying the village website
with this information.
Road Closures within
the B&NES area can be
and a map view of current road works can be
found here . Alternatively please contact the clerk to the
Parish Council or any Councillor for
Local Traffic Reports
Click on diamond shapes to view traffic report.
Left click on map and drag to choose new location.
View All Motorways
About Monkton Combe
Read about the beauty of
the village and why people living there love
it so much. For those visiting the Bath area,
the village is well worth a visit with some
breathtaking views from the top of the hillsides.
There are a selection of walks you can follow
- and at the centre of the village you will
find the Wheelwright Arms - a welcoming place
for a meal or some light refreshments.ts.
History of the Village
Portrait of a Parish
- As a Millennium project, the Women's Institute
(W.I.) compiled a book called "Portrait of a
Parish". With input from residents past and
present - it describes the last 100 years of
Monkton Combe. A must to read! See how different
life was then compared to now. Read brief extracts
here, then click on the History link on left
to read more.
Walks in and around Monkton Combe
The countryside around here
is stunningly beautiful. There are a variety
of walks in the immediate area for you to explore.
Some are quite easy going, while others take
a bit more stamina.
Addition of a Village
Green - organised by Village Hall Committee
and the land kindly donated by Monkton Combe
Foot Bridge over
the Mill Leat - after a 20 year + absence,
thus enabling the footpath to be fully used.
Thanks to Parish Council and Colin Hudson
from B&NES. This was a Millennium Project.
The bridge is unofficially named
"Millennium Bridge" A
name plaque was added to the bridge in
20mph Speed Limit
- through village - organised by Monkton
Combe School and Parish Council as a joint
venture. Hopefully this will make vehicles
slow down when driving through the single
tracks and where roads are frequented by
Lock up - repairs
to the Lock up.
Playground - replacement equipment and new safety
For current projects
please contact the Parish Council
Here you will find a selection of photographs
taken in and around the village. If anyone has
any pictures they would like shown, then please
let me know via the contact page.