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The Old Workhouse, Kimbolton

Description: The Old Workhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150517

OS Grid Reference: SO5214660841
OS Grid Coordinates: 352146, 260841
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2437, -2.7023

Location: Kimbolton, County of Herefordshire HR6 0EL

Locality: Kimbolton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR6 0EL

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Listing Text

SO 56 SW
The Old Workhouse
House, divided into tenements. Early C16 core extended during late C17
or early C18, further late C18 and early C19 additions. Timber-framed
earlier house with part wattle-and-daub and part painted brick infill,
sandstone rubble plinth, later additions and stacks with brick shafts,
Welsh slate roof. Two framed bays aligned east/west with cross-wing at
east end, rubble additions to east and to rear, gable-end stacks. Two
storeys. South front: upper storey of two earlier bays to left formerly
jettied with moulded bressummer but now underbuilt; 12-pane casement
window set in opening of former larger window with moulded slightly pro-
jecting sill to left and 4-pane casement window to right, ground floor
has 2-light casement window to left and two single-lights to right of
ledged door with simple lean-to canopy. Cross-wing to right with skeletal
frame revealed at time of re-survey; window opening with projecting sill
to upper floor and traces of similar sill to ground floor, gable end of
sandstone rubble addition to right with 2-light casement window in gable
and ledged door to ground floor. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 78).

Listing NGR: SO5214660841

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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