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Statutory Address:

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

North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 45904 60743


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

5/86 Langford House


Former Country House, now Bristol University Veterinary School. Circa 1860 central block with south-west 1913 addition and further north-east addition including belvedere tower. Colourwashed render with dressed stone openings, exposed dressed sandstone to tower and concealed slate roofs. Italianate style. 2 storeys. East entrance front of 3 bays with pedimented slightly advanced central section. Rusticated pilasters to ends and defining central bay. Tall window openings with shouldered and eared architraves and keystones; plate glass sashes. Central upper window in round-headed surround with female head keystone. Central projecting early C20 part-glazed porch. Moulded string courses, dentil eaves cornice and blind parapet with open balustraded sections. Sidney Hill's coat of arms in pediment, ornamental vases to parapet. Similar features to south-west wing but north-east wing has Jacobean style parapet and hipped roof with ironwork fret to ridge. 4 stage belvedere tower with Jacobean style round- arched viewing stage, bracketted eaves cornice and strapwork parapet. Cast iron staircase. Interior. Circa 1860 staircase with cast iron balusters and glazed circular lunette; remainder remodelled in 1913 at the expense of Sidney Hill. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST4590460743


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Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)


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

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