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Merton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.9157 / 51°54'56"N

Longitude: -2.5859 / 2°35'9"W

OS Eastings: 359796

OS Northings: 224288

OS Grid: SO597242

Mapcode National: GBR FR.PH61

Mapcode Global: VH86J.438S

Entry Name: Merton House

Listing Date: 22 October 1952

Last Amended: 4 August 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153516

Location: Ross-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Ross-on-Wye

Built-Up Area: Ross-on-Wye

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Ross

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

1560 (West Side)
Merton House
(formerly listed as
Merton Hotel)
SO 5924 3/41

Early C19. Said to have been named after Merton Place in Surrey and to
have beeen frequented by Lady Hamilton and Nelson. Tradition not confirmed.
2 storeys, hipped slate roof, rather flat. 3 sash windows with projecting
sills. In front, flanking l-storey wings with flat roofs and large round-headed
windows. At rear, balcony at 1st floor with iron railings and French windows.
French windows on ground floor with Venetian shutters. 2 of the rooms inside
have ceilings divided into panels by small moulded wooden strings. In one
of the rooms there are heraldic shields at the joints. These are said to
have been brought from Surrey.

Listing NGR: SO5979624288

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

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