THE BLACK SWAN INN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1056582
Date first listed:
07-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
THE BLACK SWAN INN, NORTH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE BLACK SWAN INN, NORTH STREET

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Langport
National Grid Reference:
ST 42090 26889

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
263203
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 31 Oct 1999
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