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

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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

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

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: 29 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/06593/31
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