Hannah More House, Blagdon
Description: Hannah More House
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 33897
OS Grid Reference: ST5053258776
OS Grid Coordinates: 350532, 158776
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3259, -2.7113
Location: Church Street, Blagdon, North Somerset BS40 7RY
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ST 55 NW BLAGDON C.P. CHURCH STREET (east side)
10/29 Hannah More House
Detached house. C17 with C20 restoration. Limewashed rubble with dressed stone
openings, some wooden lintels to the rear and C20 double Roman tile roof.
U-shaped plan with 2 rear gabled wings projecting from main south facing section
set at right-angles to road. South front of 2 storeys, 3 windows. Windows are
2, 3 and 4-light cavetto moulded mullions with hoodmoulds except the central
2 windows to both floors which are similar C20 wood mullions. All the stone
mullions are also C20 replacements set into the original C17 openings. 2 brick
stacks. Further 3 and 4-light C17 ovolo wooden mullions to rear gable ends;
C20 wooden mullions and plank door to west, roadside facade. Social reformer
Hannah More is stated to have used the house as a schoolroom during her residence
at Wrington from about 1783 to 1833.
Listing NGR: ST5053258776
Source: English Heritage
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