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The French House, with Front Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Langport, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0373 / 51°2'14"N

Longitude: -2.8265 / 2°49'35"W

OS Eastings: 342146

OS Northings: 126761

OS Grid: ST421267

Mapcode National: GBR MD.GZPL

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZC.SSJ

Entry Name: The French House, with Front Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263179

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

11/114 The French House, with front
- boundary railings

House in row. C18, modified C19. Brick in Flemish bond, colourwashed, rendered addition to front; Welsh slate Mansard
roof between stepped coped gables; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; 3 bays. Lias stone plinth; margined
12-pane sash windows to ground floor projection with 8-pane sash in return; 12-pane sash windows above, with small
flat-roofed dormer over bay 3; pitched roof over balcony on timber framework, with C20 wrot iron balustrading: central
semi-circular arched recess with, up 3 steps, a 6-panelled door under Regency pattern cast iron fanlight. Interior not
seen. One metre to front, wrot iron square railings with collared points, set on low stone wall; cast iron finials to
standards; matching gates with double curved braces; not only contributing to setting of house, but important in
streetscape. The French House is a late C20 name, referring to a former owner.

Listing NGR: ST4214326763

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

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