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A Grade II Listed Building in Kington, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.2037 / 52°12'13"N

Longitude: -3.0436 / 3°2'36"W

OS Eastings: 328778

OS Northings: 256677

OS Grid: SO287566

Mapcode National: GBR F4.39PG

Mapcode Global: VH778.6WB0

Entry Name: Ridgebourne

Listing Date: 7 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385897

Location: Kington, County of Herefordshire, HR5

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Kington

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Kington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


643-1/1/3 (South side (off))
07/08/72 Ridgebourne


House. Early C19 front to C18 core. Roughcast to stone rubble;
Welsh slate roof with twin gables; central dressed stone ridge
stack; dressed stone stack to left rear. Central staircase
plan. Late Classical style. 2 storeys; 5-window range: 6/6
sashes to centre, recessed in porch bay; moulded and bracketed
eaves and twin pediments to gables. 4-panel double doors and
plain overlight, under ashlar portico with square pilasters;
flanked by paired 2/2 sashes with shutters (Venetian to left).
Left returned side: returned eaves detail; late C19 bay to
ground floor. Wing to rear (original house): c1700, with C19
front; twin ashlar stacks to twin-span roof; 6/6 sash flanked
by 8/8 sashes; lunette window to pedimented gable; late C19
bay with French windows, and 8/8 sash. Late C19 gable wing to
left and rear: 6/6 sashes; pedimented gable with semicircular
window; ashlar stack. INTERIOR: early C19 open-well staircase
with stick balusters and swan-neck rail; Gothick glazed
staircase sash. Ground floor left: marble fireplace and
columns; cornice; 6-panel doors. Similar rooms and early C18
panelling to rear wing.

Listing NGR: SO2877856677

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