East Coker

East Coker is a village and civil parish in the South Somerset district of Somerset, England. Its nearest town is Yeovil, which is situated two miles north from the village. The village has a population of 1,781. The parish includes the hamlet of Vole.

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East Coker - Notable Trees
... A superb specimen of the Narrow-leafed (or Smooth-leafed) Elm Ulmus minor subsp ... minor survives, unscathed by Dutch elm disease, in a pasture to the south-east of the village ...
Eliot Family
... This branch is based in Boston but originated in East Coker, Yeovil, Somerset ... Andrew Eliot, father and son, who emigrated from East Coker to Beverly, Massachusetts between 1668 and 1670 ... Eliot moved to England and his ashes were interred in East Coker, England ...
Bill Andrews (cricketer) - First Spell For Somerset
... for the post of Professional and Groundsman for East Coker near Yeovil ... job, left his job at the solicitor's office and moved to East Coker ... He left the East Coker ground in the capable hands of his brother Jack ...
T. S. Eliot - Poetry - Four Quartets
... long poems, each first published separately Burnt Norton (1936), East Coker (1940), The Dry Salvages (1941) and Little Gidding (1942) ... East Coker continues the examination of time and meaning, focusing in a famous passage on the nature of language and poetry ... The "deeper communion" sought in East Coker, the "hints and whispers of children, the sickness that must grow worse in order to find healing," and the exploration which inevitably leads ...

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