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The Old Maidenhead, Lyonshall

Description: The Old Maidenhead

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150278

OS Grid Reference: SO3371855552
OS Grid Coordinates: 333718, 255552
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1942, -2.9711

Location: A480, Lyonshall, County of Herefordshire HR5 3NB

Locality: Lyonshall
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR5 3NB

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Listing Text

SO 35 NW

4/20 The Old Maidenhead
19.8.53 (formerly listed as
The Maidenhead Inn)


Former inn, now house. Late C15 or early C16; earlier with with later C17
additional wing; further late C19 and C20 alterations. Timber-framed on
sandstone plinth with wattle-and-daub infill, now completely roughcast rendered;
painted squared sandstone rubble porch; C20 tiled roof. Two parallel ranges
aligned north-west/south-east with gable ends to road; lateral stacks.
Entrance to right gable end and further entrance to left-hand return of left
wing. Two storeys. Entrance front with two gable ends. The earlier left-
hand wing projects forward and has one 2-light C20 casement window and a
canted bay window with casements to the ground floor; gable end of added
wing to right with two 2-light casement windows to upper floor and one 3-light
casement window to right of stone porch with lead-to roof. Three-light case-
ment window to porch to left of square-headed outer doorway; inner half-glazed
door. The interior reveals the moulded bressummer and former jetty on the
eastern side of the earlier wing, now enclosed in a central passageway. The
close-studded timber-framing of the earlier wings is also revealed. (RCHM,
Vol III, p 142).

Listing NGR: SO3371855552

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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