Church of St Peter and St Paul
Just to the north of the village is Bleadon Hill, a 33-acre geological Site of Special Scientific Interest.
There is evidence or agricultural use of the land in the mediæval period and possibly from Roman times.
Bleadon lies on the River Axe and had been a small port, sometimes known as Lympsham Wharf, for many years, with the arrival of the railway in 1841 making this the furthest navigable point. It was last used, by the ketch Democrat, in 1942. An Act of 1915 authorised the drainage of the river and installation of a flood gate at Bleadon, although attempts to control the water had occurred on Bleadon Level since medieval times, including an early windmill, in 1613, to pump water into the sea from behind a sea wall.
The Church of St Peter and St Paul dominates the village. It was built in the 14th century (dedicated in 1317), being restored and the chancel shortened in the mid 19th century. It is a Grade-I listed building. The tower contains five bells dating from 1711 and made by Edward Bilbie of the Bilbie family.
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