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Template:GBmap Norton Radstock is a small conurbation in North East Somerset, England, comprised of the twin towns of Midsomer Norton and Radstock. Midsomer Norton lies on the River Somer, while the Wellow Brook and the Fosseway Roman road run through Radstock.

The towns originally grew around coal mining, and lay on the Somersetshire Coal Canal.

Since the mines closed in the early 1970s, the towns have become commuter towns with residents working in Bristol or Bath.

Radstock is home to the Radstock museum, housed in its former market hall. It is also home to an important ecological site Radstock Railway Sidings and an important geological site Lower Writhlington SSSI.

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