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==Locations in Somerset==
 
==Locations in Somerset==
 
*[[Cotswolds]] <small>(partially)</small>
 
*[[Cotswolds]] <small>(partially)</small>
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**[[Bath]]
 
**[[Bath]]
 
*[[Exmoor]] <small>(partially)</small>
 
*[[Exmoor]] <small>(partially)</small>
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**[[Exmoor Quidditch Stadium]] <small>(possibly)</small>
 
**[[Exmoor Quidditch Stadium]] <small>(possibly)</small>
 
*[[Modesty Rabnott Snidget Reservation]]
 
*[[Modesty Rabnott Snidget Reservation]]
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==Behind the scenes==
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On [[1 September]], [[Between 2010 and 2017|2012]], a seventeen-year-old named Alissa Howard from Somerset was revealed to be the winner of a [[Harry Potter Competition: Celebrating 15 Years of Harry Potter Magic (Bloomsbury Publishing)|competition]] by [[Bloomsbury Publishing]] to find the [[Great Britain|United Kingdom]] and [[Ireland]]'s biggest [[Harry Potter]] fan.<ref name="pewterwolf">[http://thepewterwolf.blogspot.com/2012/09/harry-potters-biggest-uk-ireland-fan.html Pewter Wolf - Harry Potter Competition Winner revealed]</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

Revision as of 22:30, September 4, 2012

Somerset
Location information
Location

West Country, south-west England, Great Britain

Affiliation

Modesty Rabnott Snidget Reservation

"We've got most of the Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures running around Somerset, but we can't find the giant – it's been a disaster."
Cornelius Fudge to the Muggle Prime Minister about the 1996 destruction in the West Country[src]

Somerset is a ceremonial county in the West Country of south-western England.[1] It borders Bristol and Gloucestershire to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west, with which it shares Exmoor (the location of the Exmoor Quidditch Stadium).

The Modesty Rabnott Snidget Reservation is located somewhere in this county, founded c. 14th century, and the county was the location of the search for a giant suspected to have been involved in the 1996 destruction in the West Country caused by the Death Eaters.[2][3]

It also contains the city of Bath (the home of a witch who owned a cursed book which could never be finished[4]) on the edge of the Cotswolds hills, which are known to contain trolls who killed Gondoline Oliphant in 1799.[5]

Locations in Somerset

Behind the scenes

On 1 September, 2012, a seventeen-year-old named Alissa Howard from Somerset was revealed to be the winner of a competition by Bloomsbury Publishing to find the United Kingdom and Ireland's biggest Harry Potter fan.[6]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. WP favicon Somerset on Wikipedia
  2. Quidditch Through the Ages - Chapter 4 (The Arrival of the Golden Snitch)
  3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Chapter 1 (The Other Minister)
  4. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Chapter 13 (The Very Secret Diary)
  5. Wizard of the Month - April 2005
  6. Pewter Wolf - Harry Potter Competition Winner revealed

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