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26, High Town

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0563 / 52°3'22"N

Longitude: -2.7158 / 2°42'56"W

OS Eastings: 351016

OS Northings: 240008

OS Grid: SO510400

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DLYS

Mapcode Global: VH85N.WL30

Entry Name: 26, High Town

Listing Date: 22 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372374

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

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

SO5140SW HIGH TOWN
683-1/8/192 (South side)
24/09/86 No.26

GV II

House, now shop. Probably C16, altered in the C17, especially
internally, and refronted in the early C19, with mid-to-late
C20 alterations. Timber-framed with facade plastered, probably
over brick; parapet hiding roof, probably of slate. 4 storeys;
2 window range: 1st floor windows blind, with glazing bar
sashes on the 2nd floor and smaller casements on the 3rd
floor; all windows in raised, moulded surrounds. Thin band
over later C20 glazed shop front.
INTERIOR: virtually complete timber-frame, though the floor
structure of the 1st floor was largely cut away at the time
that the supermarket was extended into the building, probably
during the 60's. At the same time the upper floors of the
building were abandoned and the rear staircase removed. 1st
floor retains, however, a C17 plaster ceiling, enriched, in
panels framed by downstanding girding beams.


Listing NGR: SO5101640008

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