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Latitude: 51.4163 / 51°24'58"N
Longitude: -2.4985 / 2°29'54"W
OS Eastings: 365431
OS Northings: 168707
OS Grid: ST654687
Mapcode National: GBR JV.Q46N
Mapcode Global: VH88W.NN0M
Entry Name: Longton House number 33 and Attached Front Area Wall and Gate Piers
Listing Date: 19 June 1975
Last Amended: 17 July 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384625
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485060
Location: Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Civil Parish: Keynsham
Built-Up Area: Keynsham
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST6568 HIGH STREET
739-1/4/50 (East side)
and attached front area wall and
(Formerly Listed as:
Formerly known as: Longton House HIGH STREET.
Attached house, school, bank, now offices with low wall and
piers adjoining. Early C19, late C19 school. Colourwashed
render, ashlar copings, pantile roof and rendered end stacks;
rubble wall with ashlar corners and gate piers.
PLAN: double-depth plan.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey; 3-window range. West front with plinth,
cornice and blind parapet. Windows have sills and are mid C19
plate-glass sashes with margin glazing and horns. Central
round-arched doorway with open pediment on brackets, 6-panel
door and radial fanlight; further doorway to left-hand end
with identical doorcase and C20 door and fanlight.
INTERIOR: nothing survives inside either of the original room
layout or any architectural features of note.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached low wall encloses front area,
with short capped corners and gate piers.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally called Longton House, the building
served as a ladies' school in the late C19 and then a mixed
school until 1910.
(Lowe B and Whitehead M: The Changing Face of Keynsham in Old
Photographs: Stroud: 1994-: 41).
Listing NGR: ST6543168707
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