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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
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
1. EDDE CROSS STREET
1560 (West Side)
(formerly listed as
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
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