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The Black Swan Inn, Langport

Description: The Black Swan Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 263203

OS Grid Reference: ST4209026889
OS Grid Coordinates: 342090, 126889
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0384, -2.8273

Location: A378, Langport, Somerset TA10 9RH

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

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Listing Text

11/137 The Black Swan Inn

Inn, C18 origins, reshaped C19. Local stone rubble, but brick facade in Flemish bond, colourwashedi plain clay tile
roof with simple gables; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Sash windows of 12 panes above, in plain openings;
below small C20 shopfront to bay 1, with recessed door to right, then a 12-pane sash window; to right of bay 2 a
20-pane sash window with segmental arched head, then a deep recess with flat head to bay 3, with C20 and leaded
sidelights. Painted brick extension to south gable, single-storey with pantiled roof and stepped coped gable with
finial, and throughway at south end. Range of outbuildings to rear, and C20 covered way on north gable. Interior not
seen. A Black Swan Inn mentioned as early as 1727 - possibly not on this site, but between 1815-41 this Inn was running
a friendly society. (VCH, vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4209026889

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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