THE OLD HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1207754

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1952

Statutory Address: THE OLD HOUSE, ST PETER'S STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD HOUSE, ST PETER'S 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 51081 40032

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History

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Details

HEREFORD

SO5140SW ST PETER'S STREET 683-1/8/305 (North East side) 10/06/52 The Old House

GV I

Shop and dwelling, now museum. c1621. Post-and-pan timber-frame and plaster; plain tile roof with 3 gables; central brick stack with pilasters and stone finials. 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 3-window range: 12-light, canted mullion and transom oriels on figurehead consoles; moulded bressumer, with smaller oriels over; quarterbraced panels with mullion lights to gables; enriched barge boards. Entrance to centre right: porch with studded plank door in 4-centred arch with carved spandrels and moulded case; enriched barge boards and pendants, on figurehead brackets; flanked by mullion and transom oriels, and, to left, 10-light bay window, under pentice roof, on moulded posts. Returned sides have enriched gables over mullion and transom oriels; further oriels and decoration to rear. INTERIOR: C17 staircase to 1st floor, with barley sugar twist balusters and moulded rail and string; early C19 balusters, from 1st to 2nd floor. 2nd floor: plank door with decorated strap hinges; exposed timbers; firegrate; fireback and bolection moulded fireplace. 1st floor: panelling; stone 4-centred arch fireplace with carved overmantel. Ground floor: stone fireplace with timber lintel; stone fireplace; plasterwork ceiling. Formerly part of Butcher's Row: a remarkable survival. (Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club: 1988-: 107; RCHME).

Listing NGR: SO5108140032

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 372492

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931)
'Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists Field CLub' in Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists Field CLub, (1988), 107

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