PALACE CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1052295
Date first listed:
10-Jun-1952
Statutory Address:
PALACE CHAMBERS, 3 AND 3A, KING STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
PALACE CHAMBERS, 3 AND 3A, KING STREET

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hereford
National Grid Reference:
SO 50893 39790

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
372389
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16491/35
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