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Higher Langham House, Gillingham

Description: Higher Langham House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 102967

OS Grid Reference: ST7725325866
OS Grid Coordinates: 377253, 125866
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0317, -2.3257

Location: Moor Lane, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5NX

Locality: Gillingham
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP8 5NX

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Listing Text

ST 72 NE GILLINGHAM LANGHAM

2/128 Higher Langham House

- II

House 1770 (RCHM). C19 extensions to east and west. Coursed rubble with
hipped tiled roof. Brick stacks at intersections of hips with ridge.
Symmetrical. 2 storeys, 3 bays (to original range). 12 pane sashes in
moulded architraves with keystones. Central C20 glazed door. Doorway has
rusticated surround with three-part keystone and triangular pediment over.
At each end of the facade the eaves are supported on brackets in the form
of triglyphs. The later wings have 3-light casements with either leaded-
lights or glazing bars under wooden lintels. Internal features (RCHM):
principal C18 rooms have moulded and enriched cornices; stone fireplace
in hall with decorated entablature; staircase with close strings, latticed
balustrades and panelled oak dadoes.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 33, no 59).


Listing NGR: ST7725325866

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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