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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: 1301759



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


District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ledbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 18-Sep-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 151866

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1. 5245 HIGH STREET (West Side) ----------- The Feathers Hotel SO 7137 NE 2/40 18.9.53.


2. 2 adjoining blocks, formerly 2 houses. Left hand block. 1560-70. 3 storeys with 5 gables to attic with moulded bargeboards and pendants. This storey was added in early C17. Timber framed with close-set studding. Carved pilasters on each storey. Attic floor and 3rd floor project on moulded bressummers. 2 canted bays of sashes on ground floor. Coach entrance on left with flush panelled double doors. All sashes mostly with glazing bars. Right hand block. Stands slightly in advance of above. Early C17. 3 storeys. Close-set timber framing with plaster filling: hipped slate roof. Top storey projects; the one below formerly projected but has been underbuilt. Moulded bressummers remain on each floor and below top one and eaves cornice are scrolled brackets with ionic caps. Sash windows and bay on right hand of 1st floor. A late C17 wing at the rear of the 2 blocks shows a portion of roof with heavy stone slates. Interior: much altered but much timber framing exposed. 1st floor of south block ceiling with decoration in form of cross within a large circle. Somewhat altered staircase of late C17 with twisted balusters and heavy moulded strings. RCHM (25).

Nos 21 to 23 (consec), The Feathers Hotel Nos 26 and 27 and St Katherine's Chapel and Hall form a group.

Listing NGR: SO7109837622

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire II East, (1932)

National Grid Reference: SO 71098 37622


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