Premises 14 Yards West Of Langport Arms Hotel / House 10 Metres West Of Langport Arms Hotel

Date:
31 Oct 1999
Location:
Premises 14 Yards West Of Langport Arms Hotel, Cheapside, Langport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 9PD
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House 10 Metres West Of Langport Arms Hotel, Cheapside, Langport, South Somerset, Somerset, TA10 9PD
Reference:
IOE01/00028/31
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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 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

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, Ham Hill Stone, Lias, Render, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Legal Office, Civil, Legal Site, Commercial, Commercial Office