3 The Square, Banwell, North Somerset

3 The Square, Banwell, North Somerset
Photograph taken 20 September 2001 © Mike Bedingfield LRPS. Source Historic England Archive ref: 33369

This building was built in the early 1800s. It is a shop, house and warehouse. Originally part of the building was used as a candle making factory. Before the invention of electricity and the light bulb in the late 1800s candles were the main source of lighting in many homes.

Location

North Somerset Banwell

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

warehouse factory industry candle Georgian (1714 - 1836)