House Immediately Opposite Langport Arms Hotel / Virginia House

31 Oct 1999
House Immediately Opposite Langport Arms Hotel, Cheapside, Langport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 9PW
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Virginia House, Cheapside, Langport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 9PW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LANGPORT CP CHEAPSIDE (North side) ST4126 10/97 Virginia House (formerly listed as House immediately opposite Langport Arms Hotel) 17.4.59


Detached House. C17 origins, C18 modifications. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof between coped gables; brick and stone chimney stacks. Two storeys with attic; 3-bay west elevation, at right angles to road. Sash windows of 12 panes set in plain openings, the lower with voussoired flat heads; to bay 2 a part-glazed door with stone architrave and pedimented hood on console brackets; C20 flat roofed dormer window over bay 2. Single-storey extension to north west corner. South gable, street side, has composite 4+12+4 pane sash window under brick voussoired segmental arched head, with matching window above under flat head, both set between pronounced straight joints; 12-pane sash window in gable. Linking this property with Langport Stores (qv) a tall wall with pitched coping, and an opening over which is a reset pedimented stone doorhood on console brackets. Inside, elegant divided staircase, possibly late C18; some early roof timbers. Attached to south west corner of house railings of square rods with alternate barbed spearpoints and collared points, on low stone base, with two gates, plain with diagonal brace; the other possibly late C18, with oval and scroll decorations. (VAG Report, SRO Unpublished, 1979).

Listing NGR: ST4198726810


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1876 IOE Records taken by Graham Slocombe; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Graham Slocombe. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Slocombe, Graham

Rights Holder: Slocombe, Graham


Brick, Ham Hill Stone, Lias, Stone, Welsh Slate, Tudor Detached House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Stuart House, Jacobean Domestic, Dwelling, Gate, Unassigned, Railings, Barrier