Victoria Jubilee Langford Homes

Date:
10 Jun 2000
Location:
Victoria Jubilee Langford Homes, Langford Road, Churchill, North Somerset, Somerset, BS40 5HU
Reference:
IOE01/02512/05
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.

ST 46 SE CHURCHILL C.P. LANGFORD ROAD, Lower Langford (north side)

5/90 Victoria Jubilee Langford Homes

G.V. II

Almshouses. Dated 1887 (on cartouche). Possibly by Foster and Wood of Bristol.

Finely jointed squared and coursed dressed stone with ashlar dressings, wooden bargeboards and loggias, dressed stone copings, plain tile roofs and brick stacks.

Free-form Gothic style. 2-storey, 9-bay south front with end bays advanced and central gabled section with ornate cartouche. Windows are cross-mullions with plate glass lights throughout, those to alternate bays on ground floor in canted bays, those to end sections in semi-circular bays. Upper alternate windows under gables. Lean-to roof over ground floor windows with 3 round-arched loggias: 4 plank doors, bracketted eaves cornice, steeply pitched gabled roof with tall panelled stacks. Porches to east and west return fronts and statue of Queen Victoria above west porch. Erected at the expense of Sidney Hill of Langford House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST4631660708

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0144 IOE Records taken by Mike Bedingfield; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mike Bedingfield. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bedingfield, Mike

Rights Holder: Bedingfield, Mike

Keywords

Ashlar, Stone, Tile, Victorian Loggia, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Building, Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative, Plaque, Statue, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture