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CLEVEDON COURT

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A house built c1320 by Sir John de Clevedon, incorporating a house dating to the second half of the 13th century at its east end. Alterations and additions were made c1570 and a wing rebuilt in 1882. The house was bought by Abraham Elton I in 1710. His son Abraham was involved in the brass industry, making brass pots and pans for the slave ships carrying cargoes of trade goods to Africa. His Brothers Isaac and Jacob invested directly in slave ships, and had estates in Jamaica.

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