The Langport Arms Hotel

Date:
31 Oct 1999
Location:
The Langport Arms Hotel, Cheapside, Langport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 9PD
Reference:
IOE01/00028/30
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 (South side) ST4126 ST4226 10/106 The Langport Arms Hotel 11/106 17.4.59 GV II*

Hotel. Late C16, C18 front. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Two storeys with attics, 8 bays. Plinth, moulded eaves course, rusticated quoins; 12-pane sash windows, many with crown glass, in thin architraved openings with small keystones; the upper window bay 5 with elliptical arched head, and below it an elliptical arched doorway with panelled doors, protected by large open stone porch with Doric columns and plain entablature; to bays 2, 4, 5 and 7, small lead roofed dormer windows. Sundry extensions to rear of C18 and later dates. Inside, public ground floor rooms only seen; beamed ceilings, that at west end plain chamfered, but to eastern rooms deep wave-mould beams of two styles; centre room has fielded wall panelling, and staircase leading out of this room appears to be C18. (VCH, vol Ill, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4199426756

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

Ham Hill Stone, Lias, Stone, Welsh Slate, Medieval Hostel, Tudor Commercial, Elizabethan Domestic, Residential Building