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

County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
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SO 74 SW 7/40 Lower Townend


House. C16 or C17 fragment of larger building incorporating C15 truss of an earlier structure, C20 minor additions. Timber-framed with rendered infill and part painted brick infill, sandstone plinth and stack with brick shafts, tiled roof. Two framed bays aligned east/west with entrance in south face, C20 addition to east gable end, large axial stack toward west end. Single storey and attic; north front, large gabled dormer with 3-light casement window, 2-light window to ground floor, and single light in small projection to left. Three conjoined star-plan shafts to stack. Framing: irregular three square panels with large swept brace from sill to central main post. Interior: central upper cruck truss (possibly a full cruck but lower section not visible) with cusped struts to collar; large open fireplace with moulded surround to ground floor, fragments of plastered decoration in upper room.

Listing NGR: SO7112143098


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

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Date: 07 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14456/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Burrows. Source Historic England Archive
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