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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.


List entry Number: 1205517



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


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 372224

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SO5039NE BRIDGE STREET 683-1/2/47 (West side) 10/06/52 No.31 Black Lion Inn


House, now inn. Early C17. Timber-frame and brick; plain tile roof; two C20 brick stacks to left side, brick stack to right rear. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 2-window range: late C19, 2/2 sashes projecting in moulded architraves; similar 2/2 sashes, in twin gables; moulded barge- boards with pendants at apex. Half-glazed double door to centre left; flanking matching leaded windows in moulded architraves; moulded cornice. Late C19 brickwork to left and right gables; box framing with brick and plastered brick infill, having brick and stone chimney visible to left rear. Long central wing to rear; lattice leaded casements. Cross wing to left rear: deeply jettied, with chamfered soffit joists on C20 restored posts and bressumer; brick chimney; 8/8 sliding sash, in moulded case; C20 additions; brick infill with light timber-framing on 1st floor; rear has 2, 4/4 casements. INTERIOR: early C19 winder stair with stick balusters. Attic: exposed earlier roof truss; various rooms. 1st floor: panelling doors; wall paintings; panelling doors to wall cupboards; panelling with frieze; plaster overmantle; decorative plasterwork ceiling; moulded stone fireplace with oak lintel; moulded ceiling frame. C17 panelled room with chamfered ceiling beam, and panelled alcove with fireplace; plank door; 4-panel doors; moulded ceiling beams. Ground floor: some exposed timbers. Range to rear: bolection moulded stone fireplace; chamfered ceiling beams; cast-iron fireplace. (Proceedings of the Woolhope Club: (article): 1930-; Proceedings of the Woolhope Club: (drawing of timbered front): 1930-).

Listing NGR: SO5077039678

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Woolhope Club' in Proceedings of the Woolhope Club, (1930)

National Grid Reference: SO 50770 39678


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