WHARTON COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1255348
Date first listed:
24-Jul-1954
Statutory Address:
WHARTON COURT

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHARTON COURT

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Leominster
National Grid Reference:
SO 51118 55862

Details

LEOMINSTER

SO55NW WHARTON 808-1/4/312 Wharton Court 24/07/54

II*

House. Dated 1603, porch added c1659. Sandstone rubble with ashlar detailing; hipped steep-pitched plain tile roof; 4 brick corner stacks on stone bases. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and cellar; 2-window range (formerly 3-): moulded wood mullion and transom lights with vertical glazing bars and single small metal casements, to 1st and 2nd floors; three 2-light mullions with internal shutters; moulded wood eaves with pineapple pendants. 2-storey porch with ashlar mullion and transom window over moulded arch with keyblock; attached columns to both storeys; bands; balustrade, with plank door in moulded case to 2nd floor; side openings; internal niches; studded plank door to house; to right, 8/8 sash; to left, early C18 twin sashes, in altered openings under ashlar arches. Right returned side: 2 tiers of similar windows with 8/8 sashes to ground floor; returned eaves detail. Left returned side: similar fenestration and detail, over C19 single-storey service wing with lean-to to rear; plank door with simple hood; mullion and transom casement under brick segmental arch. Rear: 3 tiers of similar windows, some part-blocked; C18 leaded casement to ground floor right; central studded plank door and barred overlight, in moulded case, with simple flat hood; returned bands and eaves detail. INTERIOR: open-well staircase with turned balusters and newels with ornamental finials and pendants. (RCHME: Herefordshire: 127-128 (4)).

Listing NGR: SO5111855862

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
459552
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 127-128

Legal

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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