Description: Pathe House
Date Listed: 24 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 269578
OS Grid Reference: ST3773730614
OS Grid Coordinates: 337737, 130614
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0715, -2.8900
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OTHERY CP LANGLAND ROAD (West side)
5/56 Pathe House
House. Dated 1799 from deeds. C20 roughcast, hipped slate roof, wide eaves, brick stacks. Regency style. Symmetrical
front, basement, 2 storeys, 3 bays, 20 and 30-pane sash windows, cambered heads. Central door opening, 6-panelled door,
top 2 panels glazed, simple roughcast portico, 6 steps up to door with low flanking walls. Right return facing onto
roadside with entrance to basement which appears to have been used to house carriages, cambered head opening, plank
doors, further similar opening blocked with a Gothick casement inserted. Inside the ground floor is supported on brick
vaulting. Attached cider house set back to left, rubble with brick dressings, hipped double-Roman and pantiled roofs,
covered way with catslide; 2 door openings and blocked door opening to ground floor, plank doors; inside a cider press.
The home of Colonel John Rouse Merriott Chard VC, hero of Rorke's Drift, South Africa, 1879.
Listing NGR: ST3773730614
Source: English Heritage
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