Holcombe is a small village and civil parish in the Mendip district of Somerset. Its name derived from the old English Hol meaning deep or hollow and cumb meaning valley. The original medieval village was buried at the time of the Great Plague of London and the parish is surrounded by mound that bear testimony to this burial. The village has four churches two of which are still in use two pubs the Duke of Cumberland and the Holcombe inn which has recently changes its name from The Ring O’ Roses to its original 1960’s name.
Leigh upon Mendip