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St Katherine's Chapel, Hall and Stable, Ledbury

Description: St Katherine's Chapel, Hall and Stable

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 151869

OS Grid Reference: SO7107737646
OS Grid Coordinates: 371077, 237646
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0365, -2.4230

Location: High Street, Ledbury, County of Herefordshire HR8 1DZ

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
St Katherine's Chapel,
Hall and Stable
SO 7137 NE 2/42 18.9.53.


St Katherine's Hospital was founded in 1232 by Bishop Hugh Foliot, but the chapel
and hall under 1 roof appear to have been built circa 1330-40. Local stone rubble
walls. Tiled roof gabled end facing High Street has 3 mid C14 windows, the centre
1 with 3 trefoil ogee lights with tracery in a 2-centred head with moulded label,
the side windows are each of a single lancet-light. In north wall is window of
1 trefoil light. South wall with 2 windows 1 a blocked lancet the other has 2
trefoil lights in a 2-centred head. The roof is C17 but there remains a C14 truss
with curved braces forming a segmental pointed arch. The truss marked division
between the chapel and the hall. Above a tall shingled lantern with concave sided
turret and weather vane dated 1763. Some C14-15 glass in windows. Some C14-15
tiles. C17 communion table. Clock dated 1642 with chain for weights running in
wooden channel under roof. Old slipper bath in hall dated 1805. At west end a
stable, with timber framed gable ends with 4 continuous wooden lighting perches
for the pigeon nesting boxes.

Nos 21 to 23 (consec), The Feathers Hotel Nos 26 and 27 and St Katherine's Chapel
and Hall form a group.

Listing NGR: SO7107737646

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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