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PALACE CHAMBERS

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: PALACE CHAMBERS

List entry Number: 1052295

Location

PALACE CHAMBERS, 3 AND 3A, KING 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: 10-Jun-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 372389

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HEREFORD

SO5039NE KING STREET 683-1/2/203 (South side) 10/06/52 Nos.3 AND 3A Palace Chambers

GV II*

House, now shops and dwelling. Early C19 front to C17 core. Stucco; steep pitched Welsh slate roof; two C19 brick stacks to rear. 3 storeys; 4-window range: plain sashes in moulded stucco architraves; stone sillband; 3/6 sashes over; stone coped parapet. Entrance centre left: early C20 part-glazed panelled door and overlight, flanked by C20 shop fronts; rusticated pilasters, with moulded hood on enriched consoles overall. Right returned side plastered. Gable of rear wing roughcast; two C19 casements; steep pitched slate roof. INTERIOR: altered late C17 dogleg staircase with moulded rail and turned balusters, to 2nd floor. Attic: plank door; C17 framing in gables. 2nd floor: C19 fireplace; probable timber-framing; C18 alcove; lightwell with stick baluster banisters; 2-, 3-, 4- and 6-panel doors; C18 fireplace. 1st floor: part-glazed panelled doors; C18 fireplace; 3-panel door; early C19 fireplace; late C17 decorated plaster ceiling. Ground floor: hall: 2 ceiling roses; damaged decorated plaster ceiling. Cellar: stone vaults. Rear wing: C19 winder staircase with stick balusters; 1st floor: 4-panel doors; 2-panel door; ground floor: partglazed 2-panel doors; corner fireplace. (RCHME).

Listing NGR: SO5089339790

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931)

National Grid Reference: SO 50893 39790

Map

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