THE GRANGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1082057
Date first listed:
11-Jun-1959
Statutory Address:
THE GRANGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GRANGE

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Adforton
National Grid Reference:
SO 41041 71274

Details

SO 47 SW ADFORTON CP GRANGE

6/12 The Grange

11.6.59

GV I

Range of monastic buildings of Wigmore Abbey, now house. C12 and C14 with later alterations. Sandstone rubble and ashlar with sandstone dress- ings. Tiled roofs; sandstone and brick stacks. L-plan with arms extending to west and south. Two storeys and attics. South elevation consists of main C14 range with gable of C12, C17 and C19 range to right. Main range has four gabled dormers with cross-casements. First floor has 3-light C15 traceried window under flat two-centred head to left-hand side. The main lights have cinquefoiled heads. To its right is a small 2-light casement and an 8-panelled early C18 door with transom light and pediment on brackets reached by tallet stairs rising from left. Further to the right between a pair of C17 weathered buttresses is a pair of C14 trefoiled and ogee-headed lights with transom. To right of right-hand buttress is a C20 window with two semi-circular-headed lights. Ground floor has blocked doorway to left contain- ing a 3-light C20 casement; central restored 2-light mullioned window and less restored but similar window to the right. At the junction with the southern range is a porch with hipped roof the corner of which is supported by a shaft, probably C12, decorated with intersecting lozenges and a foliated capital. Within the porch is a glazed C20 door. Gable front has two small square windows to first floor and a 4-light mullioned and transomed ovolo-moulded window to ground floor. On its right return are two stacks, one with three moulded brick shafts, the other with two shafts. Interior not inspected. Wigmore Abbey is a scheduled Ancient Monument, County no 135. (BoE, p 322; RCHM, Vol III, p 1).

Listing NGR: SO4104171274

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
149478
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 1
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 322

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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