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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: 1255447



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


District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Leominster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Mar-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459711

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SO4959 GREEN LANE 808-1/1/145 No.15 24/07/54 Townsend House and attached walls (Formerly Listed as: GREEN LANE No.15 Townsend House)


House. C17 and C18. English bond brick; stucco; plaster; hipped Welsh slate roof; various brick stacks; large brick and stone buttress stack to rear of wing. L-shaped on plan. EXTERIOR: North front (to street): 2 storeys; single-window range: C19 tripartite window with 2/2: 6/6: 2/2 sashes; two C19 6/6 sashes to ground floor, under jetty. Right returned side: 6/6 and small 2/2 sliding sashes, in stucco to 1st floor. Recessed wing to right has 2 advanced bays; to left, 6/6 sash over C19 ashlar porch with semicircular arch under enriched frieze on pilasters with figures; blocked C18(?) with inserted cross-window with leaded lights; to right, 6/6 sash over C18(?) moulded wood mullion and transom window with leaded lights; central C19 eight/eight sash flanked by wood mullion window with leaded lights, over large mullion and transom window with leaded lights, under moulded wood cornice. Left returned side: 6-panel door under flat hood, flanked by 6/6 sashes; gable over; buttress stack. Right returned side: C18 brickwork with storey band. Rear: three 6/6 sashes and blocked opening, to 1st floor. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached garden walls, of C18 and C19 brick on rubble base, extend for approx 150m to east and for approx 50m to west of street front. (RCHME: Herefordshire: 116 (6)).

Listing NGR: SO4928359144

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 116

National Grid Reference: SO 49283 59144


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