- 16 Sep 2001
- Cheslyn, 181 Whitecross Road, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0LT
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO44SE WHITECROSS ROAD 683-1/9/321 (South side) No.181 Cheslyn
House. Late C19. Brick; Welsh slate roof; brick end stack with caps. 2 storeys and cellar; 3-window range: central stained-glass French windows to balcony, flanked by stone canted bay-windows with plain sashes; deep eaves on cast-iron brackets. Central entrance with part-glazed panelled door and plain overlight, under stone flat hood on scrolled consoles and moulded pilasters; flanked by similar bays. Stone band and stucco quoins. Ornate cast-iron screen and balcony. Right returned side: cellar door; small projecting wing with leaded casement under semicircular brick arch, over plank double doors. Wing to rear (possibly later) with raised stack with 2 caps. INTERIOR: late C19 dogleg staircase with stick balusters and moulded rail. 1st floor: casement with 12 Apostles stained-glass; C19 hobgrate with wood surround; wall cupboard; picture-rails; ceiling mouldings; architraves to windows; 4-panel doors with architraves; two C19 tiled fireplaces with wood surrounds; conservatory with polychrome tiled floor; round-headed cast-iron window. Ground floor: C19 tiled fireplace with later wood surround and overmantel; polychrome tiled floor to hall; early C20 double doors with coloured glazing; ceiling mouldings; C19 cast-iron stove in cast-iron fireplace with wood surround; 4-panel doors; kitchen dresser. and tiled floor. Cellar: stone-lined with some brick; plank door. (Pevsner: Buildings of Herefordshire: 190).
Listing NGR: SO4964840436
© Dr Derek Foxton. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Foxton, Derek
Rights Holder: Foxton, Derek
Brick, Slate, Stucco, Victorian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling