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Herald House, Langport

Description: Herald House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 263201

OS Grid Reference: ST4203826829
OS Grid Coordinates: 342038, 126829
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0379, -2.8280

Location: 38 A378, Langport, Somerset TA10 9PW

Locality: Langport
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA10 9PW

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Listing Text

11/135 Herald House

House with shop. c1830. Red brick in Flemish bond, rendered at ground floor level, Ham stone dressings; Ludlow pattern
concrete tile roof with plain gables; brick end chimney stack. Three storeys, 2 bays. Rusticated end pilasters, band
course, rusticated rendered base; plain 4-pane sash window lower bay 1, then C19 shopfront with 3-elliptical-arched
light display window and matching fanlights over doors to each side, Tuscan style flanking pilasters, simple fascia;
above, 16-pane sash windows to first floor and 12-pane to second, set in simple openings with rubbed brick flat arches.
Attached on north side a single-storey painted trick extension with flat roof, probably early C20; blind semi-circular
arch to left and open segmental arch to right, both with plain painted stone surrounds, impost blocks and keystones;
between them a 3-light stone surround and plain nullioned window with moulded hood, under a string course and plain
coped parapet. Interiors not seen. Important elements in continuous streetscape in town centre.

Listing NGR: ST4203826829

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Source: English Heritage

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