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The Ferns

A Grade II Listed Building in Longtown, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.9555 / 51°57'19"N

Longitude: -2.988 / 2°59'16"W

OS Eastings: 332200

OS Northings: 229012

OS Grid: SO322290

Mapcode National: GBR F6.LZCG

Mapcode Global: VH78N.536S

Entry Name: The Ferns

Listing Date: 14 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355393

Location: Longtown, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Longtown

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Clodock and Longtown

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


6/84 The Ferns


House, now hostel. Late C17 or early C18, with C20 alterations. Rendered
sandstone rubble with C20 tiled roof, stone slates to service wing. Rectangular
plan aligned north-west/south-west with main entrance to left of centre on
north-east front; main axial stack and north-west gable-end stack, service wing
adjoins to north-west end with further gable-end stack. Two storeys, single-
storey service wing; north-east front: three 3-light horizontal sliding sash
windows, one to left and 2 to right, gabled porch with inner heavy wooden framed
doorway with ledged door, flanked by casement windows to ground floor, small
2-light window and larger 3-light window to service wing to right. A 2-light
stone diamond mullioned window survives to rear. Interior is largely altered
but retains some chamfered ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: SO3220029012

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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