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Unicorn House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weobley, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1592 / 52°9'33"N

Longitude: -2.8738 / 2°52'25"W

OS Eastings: 340318

OS Northings: 251572

OS Grid: SO403515

Mapcode National: GBR FC.63RN

Mapcode Global: VH77K.4ZKN

Entry Name: Unicorn House

Listing Date: 20 February 1953

Last Amended: 10 November 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149925

Location: Weobley, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Weobley

Built-Up Area: Weobley

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Weobley

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19/03/2013

SO 4051 - 4151

HIGH STREET (north side)
Unicorn House

(Formerly listed as Unicorn Guest House and Unicorn Hotel)


House, hotel at time of listing. C14, with some mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-frame with rendered infill on a rendered plinth under a tile roof. Four bays aligned east/west, the western bay jettied to the front and side (south and west), the bay to the east of the centre also jettied. South front of two storeys, the two un-jettied bays with coving to the eaves, only half of which survives in left-hand bay. Two fixed casements to left, and two 3-light case in the right-hand jettied bay. Ground floor has four 3-light casements. Entrance to right of centre has four-centred head and a C20 two-leaf door. Framing: ground floor has a moulded plate. The left-hand corner has a dragon beam with a diagonally set curved bracket rising from a moulded capital. Wall-frames are two square panels high to each floor. The left-hand end has cusped angle braces. The west gable-end truss is C19, but the eastern end retains a cusped roof. The building probably extended further to the east. (RCHM, 3, p 201, no 38).

Listing NGR: SO4031851572

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