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Higher Langham House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gillingham, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0317 / 51°1'54"N

Longitude: -2.3257 / 2°19'32"W

OS Eastings: 377253

OS Northings: 125866

OS Grid: ST772258

Mapcode National: GBR 0VT.6TH

Mapcode Global: FRA 660D.9R5

Entry Name: Higher Langham House

Listing Date: 3 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102967

Location: Gillingham, North Dorset, Dorset, SP8

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Gillingham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Gillingham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

ST 72 NE GILLINGHAM LANGHAM

2/128 Higher Langham House

- II

House 1770 (RCHM). C19 extensions to east and west. Coursed rubble with
hipped tiled roof. Brick stacks at intersections of hips with ridge.
Symmetrical. 2 storeys, 3 bays (to original range). 12 pane sashes in
moulded architraves with keystones. Central C20 glazed door. Doorway has
rusticated surround with three-part keystone and triangular pediment over.
At each end of the facade the eaves are supported on brackets in the form
of triglyphs. The later wings have 3-light casements with either leaded-
lights or glazing bars under wooden lintels. Internal features (RCHM):
principal C18 rooms have moulded and enriched cornices; stone fireplace
in hall with decorated entablature; staircase with close strings, latticed
balustrades and panelled oak dadoes.
(RCHM, Dorset, vol IV, p 33, no 59).


Listing NGR: ST7725325866

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