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The Town Council Offices, Ledbury

Description: The Town Council Offices

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 151818

OS Grid Reference: SO7112637731
OS Grid Coordinates: 371126, 237731
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0372, -2.4223

Location: Church Street, Ledbury, County of Herefordshire HR8 1DL

Locality: Ledbury
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1DL

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Town Council Offices
and No 3
(formerly listed as
Ledbury Urban District
Council Offices)
SO 7137 NE 2/8 18.9.53.


The earliest part on the south is C15 and extended eastwards circa 1600. A double
gabled wing to the north (rear) was added also circa1600. C18 alterations. Exposed
timber framing. 2 storeys and dormers. On the earliest part facing Church Lane
the timber framing is close set and the 1st floor projects along the whole south
front on a moulded bressumer and corbels. 3 and 5-light casement windows in projecting
frames with old wooden mullions and transoms. The ground floor has 3 small early
C19 canted bays with glazing bars. The west end has a high brick base. The north
(rear) is timber framed and the wide panels are plastered. Interior south: dragon
ceiling beam, late C16 or early C17 panelling with cornice and fluted frieze, under
the ceiling beam are pilasters with panels of carved foliage. RCHM (65).

The Town Council offices, No 3, Public Lavatories, Hawkes and Terry Prince of
Wales Inn, The Old Grammer School and Rutherglen form a group.

Listing NGR: SO7112637731

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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