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Bosbury House, Bosbury

Description: Bosbury House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 152997

OS Grid Reference: SO7053744010
OS Grid Coordinates: 370537, 244010
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0936, -2.4315

Location: B4220, Bosbury, County of Herefordshire HR8 1JZ

Locality: Bosbury
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1JZ

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Listing Text

SO 74 SW

7/32 Bosbury House

- II

Former hunting lodge, now house. Late C18 substantially altered in 1873 for
the Reverend Edward Higgins. Italianate villa style. Brick with sandstone
ashlar dressings, hipped slate roof. Double-pile plan with central entrance
facing west, further additions to north. Two storeys and cellars, string
course, cornice with blocking course and balustraded parapet to main house.
Similar arrangement to slightly lower addition without parapet; main house,
1:5:1 x 5 bays, central five in slightly forward break, glazing bar sash
windows with moulded stone architraves; steps up to central Tuscan portico
with paired columns, elliptical headed doorway with radiating fanlight, half-
glazed door. Interior retains some stuccoed ceiling decoration and a cupola
above colonnaded room to left of hallway (now billiard room).

Listing NGR: SO7053744010

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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