Yenston

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Yenston is a small village in Somerset within the Parish of Henstridge. Located on the A357, the village is located between Templecombe and Henstridge.

Over the years the village has seen a number of changes. Back in the 1950s, the village had 3 pubs, a Methodist Church and a Village Shop Since then the pubs and shop have changed into dwellings, the village life is based around homelife.

Yenston, former Methodist chapel - geograph.org.uk - 1318502

Yenston's major feature is the Gartell Light Railway, which allows you to travel behind Steam & Diesel hauled trains on the old Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway through the heart of Blackmore Vale. The Gartel Railway is open on a limited calendar.

Gartell Light Railway-by-TIM-CHAPMAN

Other features of the village consist of the Yenston Stone (created in 2000) and the red telephone box within the centre of the village.

Yenston red telephone box
Yenston, the old village store - geograph.org.uk - 1318511

Coordinates: 50°59′N 2°25′W / 50.98°N 02.41°W / 50.98; -02.41