29, 30 And 30A Castle Street

1 Nov 2003
29, 30 And 30A Castle Street, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2NN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO5139NW CASTLE STREET 683-1/7/88 (South side) 10/06/52 Nos.29, 30 AND 30A


Houses. Early C18. Brick; Welsh slate roof; 3 brick stacks to rear (to left reduced). EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar; 5-window range: to left, larger 10/10 sash; to right, alternating 6/6 and 8/8 sashes with cambered heads; all in moulded cases under segmental arches with painted stone keyblocks; 4/4 and 3/3 horizontal casements in similar settings; carved wood coving to eaves. Matching entrances, flanking central 8/8 sash: 6 fielded panel doors and overlights (to right with Gothic glazing, to left, with glazing-bars) in shouldered moulded wood architraves, under moulded cambered hoods; to left and right, 8/8 sash. To left, narrow early C19 wing with hipped slate roof; single tier of two 6/6 and one 3/3 sashes under segmental arches with stucco keyblocks; brick modillion eaves. To right (No.30A), 2-storey entrance bay with Welsh slate roof, and similar 6/6 sash under segmental arch; moulded, 8-fielded panel door and overlight with glazing-bars, in moulded case with cambered head, under moulded flat hood with boarded cambered soffit. Wing to rear: of coursed rubble; Welsh slate roof; brick blocked opening with chamfered reveals and lintel; two early C19, 8/8 sashes, over mullion light and coloured leaded light, in moulded reveals. INTERIOR: No.29: late C18 staircase with moulded rail and turned balusters. 2nd floor: 2 and 4-panel doors; C18 fireplace. 1st floor: C18 fireplace; 4-panel doors and architraves; C19 panelled door. Hall: C19 half-glazed panelled door with leaded lights and overlight; coved ceiling; 6-panel doors. Ground floor (house): stone fireplace; C19 overmantel; 4-panel door; C18 fireplace; coving. Wing to rear (Hall of Vicars Choral): embodies late C14 hall of the original College of The Vicar's Choral, with good original roof with cusped wind braces; late C18 open-well staircase with panelled dado, to 2nd floor. Attic: moulded collar trusses with cusped braces; pierced, cusped windbraces with foliate finials. 2nd floor: late C18 corner fireplace with mirror overmantel and wall cupboard; C18 fireplace; wall cupboard and chest. 1st floor: C18 fireplace; panelled recesses; coved ceiling; 4-panel doors and architraves. Ground floor: C19 fireplace; panelled alcoves; 4-panel doors and architrave; coved ceiling. No.30: early C18 dogleg staircase to 2nd floor. 2nd floor: 4-panel door; C19 fireplace; C18 bolection moulded fireplace; wall cupboard; two C18 reused panel doors, 1 with cockspur hinges; 2 plank doors.

1st floor: 4-panel doors; C18 fireplaces; wall cupboards; moulded ceiling beam. Ground floor: panelled dado; 6-panel doors; C18 fireplace. Cellar: brick vaulted. Wing to rear (timber-framed): early C18 dogleg staircase with moulded string and rail, and barley sugar twist balusters. 1st floor: C18 panelled room with C18 fireplace; 4-panel door; C17 moulded ceiling frame; two 3 and 4-panel doors. Hall: C17 panelling. Ground floor: C18 panelling; plaster ceiling with rose and acorn motif; wood moulded cornice; panelled doors. No.30A: ground floor: plank doors; C19 winder stair; 4-panel door; C19 fireplace; wall cupboard. No access to upper floor.

Listing NGR: SO5107439737


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0041 IOE Records taken by Jeff Andrews; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Jeff Andrews. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Andrews, Jeff

Rights Holder: Andrews, Jeff


Brick, Rubble, Welsh Slate, Medieval Timber Framed Building, Monument <By Form>, College Of The Vicars Choral, Religious Ritual And Funerary, College Of Secular Priests, House, Domestic, Dwelling