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11 AND 15, SHERFORD STREET

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: 11 AND 15, SHERFORD STREET

List entry Number: 1307649

Location

11 AND 15, SHERFORD STREET

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

County:

District: County of Herefordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bromyard and Winslow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Apr-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Mar-2011

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 151062

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BROMYARD

815/1/236 SHERFORD STREET 12-APR-73 BROMYARD 11 AND 15 (Formerly listed as: SHERFORD STREET BROMYARD 6 AND 7)

GV II A pair of cottages dating from the C18.

MATERIALS: Built of rough coursed rubble stone with a slate roof and brick chimney stack.

PLAN: The two-storey building was originally roughly square in plan and has C20 extension to the rear. The chimney stack is central to the front range and would have served the two principal ground floor rooms.

EXTERIOR: The principal façade is a symmetrical arrangement of two bays and two storeys. There is an eight-over-eight hornless sash window on each storey on each side which are vertically aligned and have projecting stone cills. They have moulded box-frame cases which are flush with the façade. The front doors, at either side of the building, are solid with fielded panels and sit within moulded frames; they have stone doorsteps. The eaves project slightly from the building.

INTERIOR: Not inspected

HISTORY: Bromyard is a small market town that was first recorded in circa 840. Nos. 11 and 15 Sherford Street are situated on one of the principal thoroughfares leading to the market square at the heart of the old town. Much of the town appears to have been built up by the early C17, though many of the plots have been re-developed since that time.

The front range of the building seems to retain its original plan form. There have been C20 extensions to the rear.

SOURCES: Dalwood H and Bryant V, An Archaeological Assessment of Bromyard - The Central Marches Historic Towns Survey 1992-6 (2005) - http://ads.ahds.ac. uk/catalogue/projArch/EUS/marches_eus_2005/downloads.cfm?county=herefordshire&area=bromyard&CFID=1543698&CFTOKEN=53188440 - Accessed on 18 August 2010 James D, Insight Historic Buildings Research, An Analysis of the Historic Fabric of Fifty Buildings in the Central Area of Bromyard, Herefordshire (2009)

REASON FOR DESIGNATION: Nos. 11 and 15 Sherford Street, a pair of C18 cottages, are designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons: * Architectural: it is a modest yet well-proportioned vernacular building * Intactness: they retain their original plan form, despite extension to the rear * Historic: they substantially pre-date 1840 * Group value: with the other listed buildings in the vicinity

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National Grid Reference: SO 65638 54620

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