St Decuman, the Parish Church of Watchet. Decuman is said to have been born in the 7th century
in Rhoscrowther in Pembrokeshire, Wales where a church is dedicated to him. He is said to have been
of noble birth. Decuman left Wales and landed at Dunster where he became a hermit at nearby Watchet,
serving as a pastor and physician for the local inhabitants. He is said to have been beheaded by a pagan.
His name is believed to derive from the Latin 'decumanus' meaning 'farmer of tithes'. The name
Watchet is of celtic origin and means 'place under the wood'.