Langford Court 2007

Burrington, England

Brief Description

Langford Court has 19th-century parkland on a 17th-century site.

Detailed Description

Langford Court (listed grade II) is a detached house dated 1651 with early-19th-century and 1875 alterations and additions. The late-18th-century Orangery (Grade II listed) is situated to the north east of Langford Court and shows a five window facade with central doorway and windows to each end all under round-headed arches with stone imposts, keystones and sills. The late-18th-century Gatepiers, Gates and Walls (Grade II listed) feature ashlar to piers, rubble stone to wall base, ashlar block course, brick to walls, dressed stone copings and wrought iron railings. There are two pairs of piers either side of central gatepiers making six in all.

The 19th century parkland features include yew topiary, a sundial and a lawn with mature trees and shrubs. Also featured are a ha-ha and a walled garden.

Description checked by Avon Gardens Trust 22/5/2012.

Features
  • Topiary
  • Description: Yew topiary
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  • Ha-ha
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  • Garden Wall
  • Description: A walled garden
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  • House (featured building)
  • Description: A two storey seven bay range with advance three bay centre. Two storey wings to each end forming a symmetrical composition.
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  • Orangery
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Sundial, Gate Piers
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Burrington
History

Detailed History

Langford Court (listed grade II) is a detached house dated 1651 with early-19th-century and 1875 alterations and additions.

The 19th century parkland was superimposed on a 17th-century site.

Contact

Telephone

01793 445050

Official Website

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References

References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust