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Langford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lower Langford, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3432 / 51°20'35"N

Longitude: -2.778 / 2°46'40"W

OS Eastings: 345904

OS Northings: 160743

OS Grid: ST459607

Mapcode National: GBR JG.VRXS

Mapcode Global: VH7CN.SHQN

Entry Name: Langford House

Listing Date: 19 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157974

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33954

Location: Churchill, North Somerset, BS40

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Churchill

Built-Up Area: Lower Langford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 46 SE CHURCHILL C.P. LANGFORD ROAD, Lower Langford (north
side)

5/86 Langford House

II

Former Country House, now Bristol University Veterinary School. Circa 1860
central block with south-west 1913 addition and further north-east addition
including belvedere tower. Colourwashed render with dressed stone openings,
exposed dressed sandstone to tower and concealed slate roofs. Italianate style.
2 storeys. East entrance front of 3 bays with pedimented slightly advanced
central section. Rusticated pilasters to ends and defining central bay. Tall
window openings with shouldered and eared architraves and keystones; plate glass
sashes. Central upper window in round-headed surround with female head keystone.
Central projecting early C20 part-glazed porch. Moulded string courses, dentil
eaves cornice and blind parapet with open balustraded sections. Sidney Hill's
coat of arms in pediment, ornamental vases to parapet. Similar features to
south-west wing but north-east wing has Jacobean style parapet and hipped roof
with ironwork fret to ridge. 4 stage belvedere tower with Jacobean style round-
arched viewing stage, bracketted eaves cornice and strapwork parapet. Cast iron
staircase. Interior. Circa 1860 staircase with cast iron balusters and glazed
circular lunette; remainder remodelled in 1913 at the expense of Sidney Hill.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).


Listing NGR: ST4590460743

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