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2, WIDEMARSH STREET, 1, HIGH TOWN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 2, WIDEMARSH STREET, 1, HIGH TOWN

List entry Number: 1025082

Location

1, HIGH TOWN
2, WIDEMARSH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hereford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Oct-1973

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 372363

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Details

HEREFORD

SO5040SE HIGH TOWN 683-1/6/183 (North side) 22/10/73 No.1

GV II

Includes: No.2 WIDEMARSH STREET. Shop and dwelling, now shop. Late C18/early C19. Painted brick; hipped slate roof, to slate hung gable of C20 composite tiles; brick stack to rear. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, attic and cellar; single window range: 8/8 sash in moulded case under rendered flat arch, to 1st and 2nd floors; 4/4 sash over; coped parapet. Late C19 shop front with central part-glazed door, flanked by plate-glass windows with moulded glazing shafts; deep moulded fascia-board and hood, between enriched consoles. Left returned side (to Widemarsh Street) unpainted, with 2 tiers of 6/6, 6/6, 3/3 sashes (2 blocked) under gauged brick and rendered flat arches. Returned shop front with clerestory lights; to left, doorway with overlight, now window, under moulded stone lintel with simple hood. INTERIOR: C19 dogleg staircase with stick balusters from 1st floor to attic. Attic: late C18/early C19 roof trusses. 3rd floor: C19 fireplace with hob-grate. 2nd floor: mutilated chamfered ceiling beams, some stop-chamfered; early C19 firegrate and fire surround; panelled riser to blocked and sash windows. 1st floor: damaged late C19 marble fireplace; coving and ceiling rose; panelled risers to windows; architraves to windows and doors; skirting; alcoves with beaded architraves; stop-chamfered ceiling beams. Cellar: stone and brick-lined. 2 WIDEMARSH STREET: house and shop, now shop. Early C19. Brick; slate roof. 3 storeys; 2-window range: C20, 3/3 casements under fanlights and keyed grooved stucco arches; 6/6 sashes in beaded cases under stone lintels; C20 parapet. Wrought-iron balconettes. Early C19 shop front with central door, and to left, former entrance, now glazed. INTERIOR: C20 winder stair to 1st floor. 2nd floor: 2 massive chamfered posts; C19 fireplace with C20 gas fire; hanging fireplace. 1st floor: 2 massive chamfered posts; ceiling beams. No.2 Widemarsh Street was listed on 10.6.52.

Listing NGR: SO5097440048

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National Grid Reference: SO 50974 40048

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