St. Edmund's School (Hindhead)
St. Edmund's School is a coeducational nursery, pre-prep and preparatory school originally founded in Hunstanton
Hunstanton, often pronounced by locals as and known colloquially as 'Sunny Hunny', is a seaside town in Norfolk, England, facing The Wash....

, Norfolk, England in 1874, and subsequently moved to Hindhead
Hindhead is a village in Surrey, England, about 11 miles south-west of Guildford. Neighbouring settlements include Haslemere, Grayshott and Beacon Hill. Hindhead is the highest village in Surrey...

, Surrey, England in 1900, where the school moved into a large country house named Blen Cathra, previously a home of George Bernard Shaw
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, and residing on 35 acres (14.2 ha) of land. The original school in Hunstanton was purchased by Howard Cambridge Barber in 1901 and renamed Glebe House School
Glebe House School & Nursery
Glebe House School & Nursery is an independent coeducational day and weekly boarding school for children from the age of six months to 13 years , located in the Victorian seaside town of Hunstanton, Norfolk, England.- About Glebe House :Glebe House School began life in 1874 under the name of St...


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