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House 10 Metres West of Langport Arms Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Langport, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0374 / 51°2'14"N

Longitude: -2.8289 / 2°49'44"W

OS Eastings: 341975

OS Northings: 126779

OS Grid: ST419267

Mapcode National: GBR MD.GYZK

Mapcode Global: FRA 46YC.RPW

Entry Name: House 10 Metres West of Langport Arms Hotel

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263172

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

LANGPORT CP CHEAPSIDE (South side)
ST4126
10/107 House 10 metres west of Langport
Arms Hotel
(formerly listed as premises 14
yards west of Lanport Arms Hotel)
17.4.59
GV II

House, now solicitors' offices. Mid C18. Local lias stone cut and squared Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate Mansard roof
between stepped coped gables; rendered brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 6 bays. Plinth, band course between floors,
moulded eaves course, rusticated quoins; 12-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds, the upper windows having
segmental arched heads; some panes are crown glass, but the windows to upper bays 1 and 2 have had their glazing bars
removed; wide 8-panelled door set in architrave with keystone, bay 6; above this a stone plaque reading 'Walter
Bagehot/was born in this house/February 3rd 1826/He died at Herds Hill/March 24th 1877'. Walter Bagehot was the
celebrated author, economist and critic, whose monument is in the churchyard of Church of All Saints, Langport (qv).


Listing NGR: ST4197526779

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

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