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Langford Court

Introduction

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

Principal Building

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 fa├žade with central doorway and windows to each end all under round-headed arches with stone imposts, keystones and sills.

The late-18th-century Gate piers, 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 gate piers making six in all.

Park

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.

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.

Features & Designations

Designations

  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Reference: Gate piers, walls and gates
  • Grade: II
  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Reference: Langford Court
  • Grade: II
  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Reference: Orangery
  • Grade: II

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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  • Sundial
  • Orangery
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  • Gate Piers
Key Information

Type

Park

Purpose

Ornamental

Principal Building

Domestic / Residential

Survival

Extant

Hectares

7

Civil Parish

Burrington

References

References

Contributors

  • Avon Gardens Trust