OAKLEY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1302295

Date first listed: 11-Jun-1959

Statutory Address: OAKLEY HOUSE, BROAD STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: OAKLEY HOUSE, BROAD STREET

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

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wigmore

National Grid Reference: SO 41411 69023

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History

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Details

WIGMORE CP BROAD STREET (east side) SO 4069 - 4169 8/49 Oakley House 11.6.59 GV II House. Circa 1600 with mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill on rubble base and slate roofs. Hall and cross- wing plan; hall part of three framed bays aligned north/south with rear external rubble chimney and rebuilt brick stack enclosed by wing of one framed bay. Intersecting cross-wing of probably two framed bays at north end. Two storeys. Framing: two rows of rectangular panels per storey with some long straight braces in lower corners. The first floor of the west front elevation is jettied on a moulded bressummer and moulded corbels. The cross-wing gable end has a deeper jetty supported on two timber posts (it was once underbuilt). The gable of the jetty has a collar and tie-beam truss with four struts and a concave V-strut above the collar. Rear wing has a collar and tie-beam truss with three struts, and a V-strut above the collar. West front elevation: the ground floor of the hall has two oriel windows, one with C19 casements and on its original moulded base with a central moulded corbel; the other with C19 multi-paned metal windows and the (possibly original) base boxed in and plastered is also a C20 casement of two lights. The south end bay has no ground floor and forms an archway for rear access. On the first floor are two 3-light and two single-light casements. The cross-wing has two ground floor single-light casements and a 3-light first floor casement, above which is a plank weathering attached to the tie-beam. The central doorway below has a half-glazed door and above it is a Sun Alliance fire insurance mark, No 339138. Interior has stop-chamfered main ceiling beams. The southernmost room is recorded to be lined with original panelling, carved and enriched and bearing the initials "KP". (RCHM, Herefs, Vol III, p 210, item 7). -

Listing NGR: SO4141469022

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 150228

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 210

End of official listing