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1, HIGH TOWN (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0566 / 52°3'23"N

Longitude: -2.7164 / 2°42'59"W

OS Eastings: 350974

OS Northings: 240048

OS Grid: SO509400

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DLS5

Mapcode Global: VH85N.VKSQ

Entry Name: 1, HIGH TOWN (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 22 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025082

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372363

Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: St Peter with St Owen and St James, Hereford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


HEREFORD

SO5040SE HIGH TOWN
683-1/6/183 (North side)
22/10/73 No.1

GV II

Includes: No.2 WIDEMARSH STREET.
Shop and dwelling, now shop. Late C18/early C19.
Painted brick; hipped slate roof, to slate hung gable of C20
composite tiles; brick stack to rear.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, attic and cellar; single window range:
8/8 sash in moulded case under rendered flat arch, to 1st and
2nd floors; 4/4 sash over; coped parapet.
Late C19 shop front with central part-glazed door, flanked by
plate-glass windows with moulded glazing shafts; deep moulded
fascia-board and hood, between enriched consoles. Left
returned side (to Widemarsh Street) unpainted, with 2 tiers of
6/6, 6/6, 3/3 sashes (2 blocked) under gauged brick and
rendered flat arches.
Returned shop front with clerestory lights; to left, doorway
with overlight, now window, under moulded stone lintel with
simple hood.
INTERIOR: C19 dogleg staircase with stick balusters from 1st
floor to attic. Attic: late C18/early C19 roof trusses. 3rd
floor: C19 fireplace with hob-grate. 2nd floor: mutilated
chamfered ceiling beams, some stop-chamfered; early C19
firegrate and fire surround; panelled riser to blocked and
sash windows. 1st floor: damaged late C19 marble fireplace;
coving and ceiling rose; panelled risers to windows;
architraves to windows and doors; skirting; alcoves with
beaded architraves; stop-chamfered ceiling beams. Cellar:
stone and brick-lined.
2 WIDEMARSH STREET: house and shop, now shop. Early C19.
Brick; slate roof. 3 storeys; 2-window range: C20, 3/3
casements under fanlights and keyed grooved stucco arches; 6/6
sashes in beaded cases under stone lintels; C20 parapet.
Wrought-iron balconettes. Early C19 shop front with central
door, and to left, former entrance, now glazed.
INTERIOR: C20 winder stair to 1st floor. 2nd floor: 2 massive
chamfered posts; C19 fireplace with C20 gas fire; hanging
fireplace. 1st floor: 2 massive chamfered posts; ceiling
beams.
No.2 Widemarsh Street was listed on 10.6.52.


Listing NGR: SO5097440048

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