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© Mr John Chester

IoE Number: 270975
Location: BINDON HOUSE,
  LANGFORD BUDVILLE, TAUNTON DEANE, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr John Chester
Date Photographed: 04 July 2003
Date listed: 25 January 1956
Date of last amendment: 25 January 1956
Grade II

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LANGFORD BUDVILLE CPST12SW4/32Bindon House25.1.56II

LANGFORD BUDVILLE CP ST12SW 4/32 Bindon House 25.1.56 II 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).

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