© Mr John Chester
LANGFORD BUDVILLE, TAUNTON DEANE, SOMERSET
Mr John Chester
04 July 2003
25 January 1956
Date of last amendment:
25 January 1956
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LANGFORD BUDVILLE CP
4/32 Bindon House
Country house. Said to be C17 in origin, early C19 refronted, c1865 west wing and
entrance porch added, c1880 east wing (demolished l930s) and Flemish gables added.
Roughcast over rubble, slate rofs, decorative ridge tiles and Tudor style
chimney pots. Plan: 2 full height curved bays with shaped gable on south front, west
wing with former dining room set back, linked by single storey loggia with porch.
South front: 2 storeys with attic, 3:1:3:2 bays, shaped Flemish gables to curved bays
flanking entrance with shaped gable, 2 bays right, moulded cornice, moulded plinth,
12-pane sash windows over hood mould, square headed glazed door approached by 3 steps;
left return ashlar porch gable end of south front with square pilasters and crest of
the Warre family. Interior: C19 fittings, panelled library, imposing top lit stair
with first floor gallery, tesselated floor. The property was purchased by Henry Warre
in l862, having previously been tenanted by relatives of Spencer Perceval, the Prime
Minister murdered 1812. The Flemish gables are reminiscent of those at Woodlands
House (qvl Wellington Without CP. (Photograph in NMR).