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The Old Courthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchill, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3322 / 51°19'55"N

Longitude: -2.7788 / 2°46'43"W

OS Eastings: 345840

OS Northings: 159522

OS Grid: ST458595

Mapcode National: GBR JG.WCQN

Mapcode Global: VH7CN.SSB3

Plus Code: 9C3V86JC+VF

Entry Name: The Old Courthouse

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311746

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33938

Location: Churchill, North Somerset, BS40

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Churchill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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ST 45 NE CHURCHILL C.P. BATH ROAD, Upper Langford (south side)

9/70 The Old Courthouse

Detached house. Possible late C16 - early C17 origin with C19 alterations and
additions. Random rubble with render to openings, stone copings and pantile
roofs. L-shaped plan set at right-angles to road with shorter wing to south-west
(originally longer). West front of 2 storeys with right-hand gable end wing
advanced. Windows are 2 and 3-light C19 casements. 2 studded plank and batten
doors, that to left-hand within moulded door frame. Porch to south-west wing is
early C17, resited in 1911: moulded segmental-headed opening with imposts,
flanked by engaged Corinthian columns which support a frieze and dentil cornice
with restored gable over. Carved spandrels, frieze ornamented with rosettes,
carved strapwork motifs to gable face. Lattice glazed fenestration to south-west
wing. 3 ridge stone stacks, one of ashlar. East front has 3 windows with
original (C17) chamfered wooden mullions. Interior. Inaccessible but stated to
have ceiling beams, an open fireplace and wooden newel staircase. C17 home of
John and Sarah Latch (monument in church). Traditional associations with the
Bloody Assize. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and
Bristol, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST4584059522

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