Black Lion Inn

15 Sep 2001
Black Lion Inn, 31 Bridge Street, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 9DG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO5039NE BRIDGE STREET 683-1/2/47 (West side) 10/06/52 No.31 Black Lion Inn


House, now inn. Early C17. Timber-frame and brick; plain tile roof; two C20 brick stacks to left side, brick stack to right rear. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 2-window range: late C19, 2/2 sashes projecting in moulded architraves; similar 2/2 sashes, in twin gables; moulded barge- boards with pendants at apex. Half-glazed double door to centre left; flanking matching leaded windows in moulded architraves; moulded cornice. Late C19 brickwork to left and right gables; box framing with brick and plastered brick infill, having brick and stone chimney visible to left rear. Long central wing to rear; lattice leaded casements. Cross wing to left rear: deeply jettied, with chamfered soffit joists on C20 restored posts and bressumer; brick chimney; 8/8 sliding sash, in moulded case; C20 additions; brick infill with light timber-framing on 1st floor; rear has 2, 4/4 casements. INTERIOR: early C19 winder stair with stick balusters. Attic: exposed earlier roof truss; various rooms. 1st floor: panelling doors; wall paintings; panelling doors to wall cupboards; panelling with frieze; plaster overmantle; decorative plasterwork ceiling; moulded stone fireplace with oak lintel; moulded ceiling frame. C17 panelled room with chamfered ceiling beam, and panelled alcove with fireplace; plank door; 4-panel doors; moulded ceiling beams. Ground floor: some exposed timbers. Range to rear: bolection moulded stone fireplace; chamfered ceiling beams; cast-iron fireplace.

(Proceedings of the Woolhope Club: (article): 1930-; Proceedings of the Woolhope Club: (drawing of timbered front): 1930-).

Listing NGR: SO5077039678


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0742 IOE Records taken by Derek Foxton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr Derek Foxton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Foxton, Derek

Rights Holder: Foxton, Derek


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