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Virginia House

A Grade II Listed Building in Langport, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0377 / 51°2'15"N

Longitude: -2.8288 / 2°49'43"W

OS Eastings: 341987

OS Northings: 126810

OS Grid: ST419268

Mapcode National: GBR MD.GZ0S

Mapcode Global: FRA 46YC.RRZ

Entry Name: Virginia House

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263162

Location: Langport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Langport

Built-Up Area: Langport

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

10/97 Virginia House
(formerly listed as House
immediately opposite Langport
Arms Hotel)


Detached House. C17 origins, C18 modifications. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof
between coped gables; brick and stone chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; 3-bay west elevation, at right angles to
road. Sash windows of 12 panes set in plain openings, the lower with voussoired flat heads; to bay 2 a part-glazed door
with stone architrave and pedimented hood on console brackets; C20 flat roofed dormer window over bay 2. Single-storey
extension to north west corner. South gable, street side, has composite 4+12+4 pane sash window under brick voussoired
segmental arched head, with matching window above under flat head, both set between pronounced straight joints; 12-pane
sash window in gable. Linking this property with Langport Stores (qv) a tall wall with pitched coping, and an opening
over which is a reset pedimented stone doorhood on console brackets. Inside, elegant divided staircase, possibly late
C18; some early roof timbers. Attached to south west corner of house railings of square rods with alternate barbed
spearpoints and collared points, on low stone base, with two gates, plain with diagonal brace; the other possibly late
C18, with oval and scroll decorations. (VAG Report, SRO Unpublished, 1979).

Listing NGR: ST4198726810

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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