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36 and 42, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromyard and Winslow, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1887 / 52°11'19"N

Longitude: -2.5051 / 2°30'18"W

OS Eastings: 365567

OS Northings: 254613

OS Grid: SO655546

Mapcode National: GBR FV.4C6X

Mapcode Global: VH856.J7JZ

Entry Name: 36 and 42, Broad Street

Listing Date: 12 April 1973

Last Amended: 9 February 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150994

Location: Bromyard and Winslow, County of Herefordshire, HR7

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Bromyard and Winslow

Built-Up Area: Bromyard

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Bromyard

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

BROMYARD

815/1/159 BROAD STREET
12-APR-73 BROMYARD
36 AND 42

(Formerly listed as:
BROAD STREET
BROMYARD
18)

GV II
DESCRIPTION
The house dates from the later C18, and is of red brick laid in Flemish bond, with brick stacks and slate roof.

EXTERIOR: The street frontage is three bays wide, the window openings having painted sills and rusticated flat arches with enriched and tabled keystones. There are 8-over-8 sash frames to the first floor, and 4-over-4 sash frames to the second floor. An early-C20 shop front has been inserted at first-floor level, set slightly forward from the facade. The shop front has a central doorway with another doorway set back in the centre of the eastern bay, and another - also set back - at the western edge of the frontage. The central and western doors have been replaced. The plate glass windows are surmounted by transom lights. The shopfront and central doorway are framed by fluted pilasters with panelled pointed caps. The stallriser is also panelled. The rear of the building is gabled.

INTERIOR: The interior has not been inspected.

HISTORY
Bromyard is a small market town that was first recorded in circa 840. The building now known as 36 and 42 Broad Street is situated on one of the principal thoroughfares in the town adjoining the market square. The street appears to have been fully built up by the early C17, though some of the plots have been re-developed since that time.

The building now known as 36 and 42 Broad Street dates from the later C18, with a shop front having been inserted in the C20.

SOURCES
Dalwood H and Bryant V, An Archaeological Assessment of Bromyard - The Central Marches Historic Towns Survey 1992-6 (2005) - http://ads.ahds.ac.uk/catalogue/projArch/EUS/marches_eus_2005/downloads.cfm?county=herefordshire&area=bromyard&CFID=1543698&CFTOKEN=53188440 - Accessed on 18 August 2010
James D, Insight Historic Buildings Research, An Analysis of the Historic Fabric of Fifty Buildings in the Central Area of Bromyard, Herefordshire (2009)

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION:
The building known as Nos. 36 and 42 Broad Street, Bromyard, is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* ARCHITECTURAL: for the handsome and symmetrical Georgian frontage which survives above ground-floor level
* HISTORICAL: as a C18 town house with an early-C20 shop front of some interest; the evolution of the building is illustrative of the development of the area
* GROUP VALUE: with other listed buildings in Broad Street.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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