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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1056582



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Langport

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Feb-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 263203

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LANGPORT CP NORTH STREET (West side) ST4226 11/137 The Black Swan Inn - GV II

Inn, C18 origins, reshaped C19. Local stone rubble, but brick facade in Flemish bond, colourwashedi plain clay tile roof with simple gables; brick chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Sash windows of 12 panes above, in plain openings; below small C20 shopfront to bay 1, with recessed door to right, then a 12-pane sash window; to right of bay 2 a 20-pane sash window with segmental arched head, then a deep recess with flat head to bay 3, with C20 and leaded sidelights. Painted brick extension to south gable, single-storey with pantiled roof and stepped coped gable with finial, and throughway at south end. Range of outbuildings to rear, and C20 covered way on north gable. Interior not seen. A Black Swan Inn mentioned as early as 1727 - possibly not on this site, but between 1815-41 this Inn was running a friendly society. (VCH, vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST4209026889

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1974)

National Grid Reference: ST 42090 26889


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