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Description: Hagley House
Date Listed: 11 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 154965
OS Grid Reference: SO5599141177
OS Grid Coordinates: 355991, 241177
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0672, -2.6434
House dating to the early C19 with later C19 alterations.
MATERIALS: The house is constructed of brick with a stone slate roof. The cider barn retains extant timber-framing with brick infill.
PLAN: Hagley House is roughly rectangular in plan and it is aligned east-west with principal elevation facing south. The house consists of an early-C19 single-pile to the south and a later-C19 extension to the north which is attached to the north-south aligned cider barn.
EXTERIOR: The house is located set back from the road and is fronted to the south by a low brick wall and a small garden. It is predominantly of three storeys with a symmetrical south elevation. The central entrance doorway has a pedimented surround with semi-circular headed doorway with decorative fanlight and six-panelled door. Flanking the door are eight-over-eight timber sash windows on the ground and first floors with four-over-four timber sashes on the second floor. The cider barn has an outshot to the west and retains elements of timber-framing visible externally within the northern elevation.
INTERIOR: Internally the single-pile C19 structure retains its six-panelled doors and an open-newel staircase. The fireplaces have been replaced throughout. The interior of the cider barn is open to the roof revealing a king-post structure with struts and trenched purlins.
HISTORY: Hagley House is present on the first edition (1888) Ordnance Survey map and is illustrated occupying a similar footprint to current structure. To the rear (north) of the house the 1888 map illustrates a complex of outbuildings. The house was constructed in three phases with the original early-C19 property to the south, a later-C19 extension to the north and an attached single-story cider barn further to the north.
REASONS FOR DESIGNATION
Hagley House, Hagley Hill, Lugwardine, Herefordshire is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Architectural: as a good example of an early C19 house with a prominent and intact principal façade.
* Interior: for the C19 features retained within the building including the open newel staircase and six-panelled doors.
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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