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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HANNAH MORE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1146382

Location

HANNAH MORE HOUSE, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
North SomersetUnitary AuthorityBlagdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33897

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: ST 50532 58776

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