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Description: Bridgewater House
Date Listed: 12 September 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 253867
OS Grid Reference: SP2479202793
OS Grid Coordinates: 424792, 202793
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7233, -1.6425
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LANGFORD MAIN STREET
SP2402-2502 (North side)
6/114 Bridgewater House
(Formerly listed as Trevor
Shown on O.S. map as Trevor House.
Farmhouse, now house. Mid-C18 remodelling of C17 house; later additions and
alterations. Roughly coursed limestone rubble alternating with regularly coursed
blocks forming banded stonework; stone slate roofs with coped verges, moulded to
main range. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic. C19 three-light casements with
earlier dripmoulds to left and right of central entrance under flat bracketed
hood. 4-panel door with panelled reveals, bottom panels of door and reveals
fluted. Integral end stacks with paired and rebated shafts, dripstones and
capping. Lower range to left is later addition: C19 segmental-headed 3-light
casement to ground floor and C20 gabled false dormer directly above. Integral
end stack rebuilt C20. Back wall of main range has 2-light mullion windows with
dripstones on both floors and infilled doorway to far left. C19 gabled ranges
projecting to left and right, former with roof raised in mid-C20 and latter
formerly stables with granary above approached by external steps. Interior.
Dog-leg staircase in central hall with stick balusters, carved open string and
wreathed handrail rises to attic. Right ground-floor room has C18 carved wooden
fireplace surround brought in from elsewhere concealing inglenook, and chamfered
spine beam. Left room has stone fireplace with concave moulded surround and
later wooden lintel.
Listing NGR: SP2479202793
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Source: English Heritage
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