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Hannah More House

A Grade II Listed Building in Blagdon, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3259 / 51°19'33"N

Longitude: -2.7113 / 2°42'40"W

OS Eastings: 350532

OS Northings: 158776

OS Grid: ST505587

Mapcode National: GBR JK.WQPM

Mapcode Global: VH894.YXHX

Entry Name: Hannah More House

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33897

Location: Blagdon, North Somerset, BS40

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Blagdon

Built-Up Area: Blagdon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 55 NW BLAGDON C.P. CHURCH STREET (east side)

10/29 Hannah More House
9.2.61
II

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

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