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WORMSLEY GRANGE

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.

Name: WORMSLEY GRANGE

List entry Number: 1301596

Location

WORMSLEY GRANGE

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

County:

District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Brinsop and Wormsley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 149772

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WORMSLEY CP - SO 44 NW 4/91 Wormsley Grange 2.9.66 GV II House. Probably early C18 with mid-C19 and later alterations. Squared sandstone rubble, sandstone ashlar and tiled roofs with sandstone end stacks. Brick vaulted cellars. Rectangular plan of two parallel ranges aligned north/south with service wing attached to south-west corner. Cellar and three storeys with attics. East elevation has five windows, glazing bar sashes, those to centre misaligned for staircase. Ground floor has a pair of 3-light bay windows, probably mid-C19, with glazing bar sashes separated by moulded attached shafts rising to cornice. Central six-panelled door. Attached to left is one-window service wing with hipped pantiled roof. Interior has large brick barrel vaulted cellar with chamfered sandstone doorways. Ground floor has fragments of C17 panelling, flagged stone floor and two juxtaposed kitchen fireplaces in sandstone with arches and dropped keystones. Four-flight dog-leg C18 oak staircase with turned balusters. Trusses have plain collars and cambered tie-beams. Attics have early C19 cast iron fireplaces with raised baskets. Wormsley Grange was the birthplace of Richard Payne Knight (qv) and Thomas Andrew Knight (qv) whose monuments are in the nearby churchyard of the Church of St Mary (qv). (BoE, p 326).

Listing NGR: SO4343148573

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 326

National Grid Reference: SO 43431 48573

Map

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