Shepton Mallet Golf Club, Somerset. (1890s - 1908)

In the mid 1890s the Shepton Mallett course was at Sheep Sleight in Doulting. It was a 9-hole course with a par of 36, hazards were mainly ditches and hedges. Shepton Mallett railway station was one mile away, with transport available, presumably pony and trap, the fare was 6d per person.

The club became Mendip Golf Club in 1908.


Shepton Mallet Golf Club, Somerset. Location of the golf course.

Location of the early Shepton Mallett course at Doulting Sheep Sleight. The above map is from 1904, unfortunately there is no course marked.

Grid reference ST64070,42000, co-ordinates 364070,142000.