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Canon Bridge House, Madley

Description: Canon Bridge House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 155122

OS Grid Reference: SO4319241260
OS Grid Coordinates: 343192, 241260
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0668, -2.8301

Location: Madley, County of Herefordshire HR2 9JF

Locality: Madley
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR2 9JF

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Listing Text


2/69 Canon Bridge House

- II

House. Early to mid-C18 with earlier origins. Brick with Welsh slate
roofs and brick stacks. Roughly symmetrical plan aligned north-north-
east/south-south-west. Two storeys and cellars. East elevation has 3:3:3
windows and blind windows, sashes beneath keystones in central three-window
portion, lower wings have segmental heads to ground floor, blind windows to
the two right-hand bays; plat bands to each of the three parts, central 6-
panelled door with transom light in moulded wooden door case, a further door
with glazed 9-pane upper part in left-hand side of right wing. Interior has
three-flight early C18 dog-leg staircase with turned balusters; first floor
room in south-west wing has mirrored shutters and Gothick quatrefoil and ogee
motifs to window surrounds and door, south-west wing incorporates wall-plates
and pegged tie-beam trusses with wattle infill possibly late C16 to C17 of
earlier enveloped cottage; principal ground floor room on west side of central
pavilion has moulded cornice with dentils and egg-and-dart design, adjacent
east room also has enriched plaster cornice.

Listing NGR: SO4319241260

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Source: English Heritage

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