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Abbey House, Ledbury

Description: Abbey House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 151885

OS Grid Reference: SO7102937872
OS Grid Coordinates: 371029, 237872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0385, -2.4238

Location: A438, Ledbury, County of Herefordshire HR8 1BP

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

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 37
18/09/1953 (Abbey House)


Circa 1600. Timber framed with fairly close-set studding, with plastered infilling. Slate roof with gabled ends. 2 storeys and attic. 1st floor overhangs on moulded bressummer. 5 windows across, asymmetrical. Restored ovolo moulded 3-light wood mullion/transom windows, 2 on right with gabled heads above eaves. Narrow 2-storeyed bay in centre (old prints show it as bay on 1st floor only) standing on a brick base. Base of house on left hand is of red stone. Small first floor canted bay, and 2-light oriel windows beyond. C18 flush-panelled door with steps with iron hand railing. Later C18 extension to right, red brick with Victorian timber frame 2-storeyed bay. RCHM (33).

Nos 33 to 37 (odd) Horseshoe Inn and Nos 67, 71 and 73 form a group (No 71 is a building of local interest).

Listing NGR: SO7102937872

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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