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The Tan House, Fownhope

Description: The Tan House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 154908

OS Grid Reference: SO5775434574
OS Grid Coordinates: 357754, 234574
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0080, -2.6169

Location: B4224, Fownhope, County of Herefordshire HR1 4NJ

Locality: Fownhope
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR1 4NJ

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Listing Text

SO 53 SE
7/51 The Tan House
Formerly row of tenements, now one house. C17 house with adjoining late
C18 and early C19 additions. Timber-framed core to earlier house with
part wattle-and-daub and part brick infill, sandstone plinth, remainder
part sandstone rubble and part painted brick, slate and tiled roofs. L-
plan C17 house to south with rear wing extending to east; adjoining C18
house to north with further later addition to north, stacks largely
removed from C17 house and entrances blocked, end stacks to central house
with west lateral stack to northernmost house; largely two storeys and
basement with single-storey and attic to earlier house; west front, brick
refacing to west wall of C17 section to right; central late C18 house with
string course and four openings to first floor with cambered heads, left
of centre one blocked flanked by glazing bar sash windows with ledged door
to far right; ground floor, tripartite glazing bar sash window to left
and 2-light opening with slatted vents to right of blocked ledged door;
present entrance at junction with northern addition with canopy and
panelled door; irregular fenestration to left with 4-light casement window
to left and single light to right, tripartite glazing bar sash window to
ground floor. Interior of C17 wing reveals timber-framing, fairly complete
though renewed and replaced in parts, former end trusses bear traces of
lozenge framing and one panelled room on the ground floor to left. The
right end section of the central house retains a cider mill and press on
the ground floor.

Listing NGR: SO5775434574

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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