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Sedgemoor

Sedgemoor is an administrative district of Somerset in England.

A low lying area of land close to sea level between the Quantock and Mendip[?] hills, historically largely marsh (or moor) and broadly corresponding to the area also known as the Somerset Levels.

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Industries Light industry now predominates, but traditional trades include peat extraction, willow crafts and cider making can still be found, in addition to livestock farming.

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