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The Precentor's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.055 / 52°3'17"N

Longitude: -2.7154 / 2°42'55"W

OS Eastings: 351043

OS Northings: 239861

OS Grid: SO510398

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DM2V

Mapcode Global: VH85N.WMB0

Entry Name: The Precentor's House

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Last Amended: 27 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372293

Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Hereford

Built-Up Area: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

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Listing Text


683-1/7/116 The Precentor's House
(Formerly Listed as:
Canon's House)


Formerly known as: House to East of Archeacon's House
House. Mid C18. Brick; hipped Welsh slate roof; brick buttress
stacks with returned storeybands, to left.
EXTERIOR: symmetrical 3 storeys; 5-window range: 6/6 sashes in
moulded cases under segmental arches; storeyband; 3/6 sashes
over; boarded soffits to eaves. Central entrance: 6-panel door
and ornamental overlight in moulded case under moulded wood
flat hood on fluted pilasters; flanked by pairs of 6/6 sashes;
storeyband. Right returned side: 2 large 2/2 sashes under
segmental arches, to 1st floor; storeyband; 2/2 sashes over.
INTERIOR: C18 open-well staircase with bobbin balusters,
moulded string and newel and panelled dado to 1st floor; 12/8
sash and overlight. 2nd floor: 3 window seats. 1st floor:
panelled risers, shutters, and architraves, to windows;
picture-rail and swagged festoons; skirting; architraves to
doors; window seats to 2 rear windows. Ground floor: hall:
part-glazed panelled doors and screen with segmental heads;
panelled risers to rear bay; skirting; architraves to doors.
Cellar: stone-lined; some flagstones; plank door to exterior.

Listing NGR: SO5104339861

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