Langport Royal British Legion Club

Date:
31 Oct 1999
Location:
Langport Royal British Legion Club, Cheapside, Langport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 9PD
Reference:
IOE01/00028/27
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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 10/103 Langport Royal British Legion Club 17.4.59 GV II

Former reading room and library, now club. 1833. Red brick, Flemish bond; Welsh slate roof to shallow pitch between coped gables; brick chimney stack. Two storeys, 2 bays. Large 16-pane sash windows in plain openings with voussoired flat arches; right of bay 2 a 4-panel door in matching opening under margined rectangular fanlight, 3 steps up.

Interior not seen. Built as a reading room, it was being used by the Langport Scientific and Literary Association in 1861, and houses a library revived by the Corporation in 1875. (VCH, vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4193226785

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Slocombe_Graham IOE Records for Slocombe, Graham; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Graham Slocombe. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Slocombe, Graham

Rights Holder: Slocombe, Graham

Keywords

Brick, Welsh Slate, Georgian Steps, Victorian Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Library, Education, Recreational, Art And Education Venue, Reading Room, British Legion Hall, Meeting Hall, Recreational Hall