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Priory Building at the Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Leominster, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.23 / 52°13'48"N

Longitude: -2.7351 / 2°44'6"W

OS Eastings: 349889

OS Northings: 259344

OS Grid: SO498593

Mapcode National: GBR FK.1N5V

Mapcode Global: VH84W.J6XT

Entry Name: Priory Building at the Old Rectory

Listing Date: 24 July 1954

Last Amended: 29 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459472

Location: Leominster, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Leominster

Built-Up Area: Leominster

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Leominster

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


808-1/1/4 Priory Building at the Old

House, originally part of claustral range of Benedictine monastery. C13-C16 with C19 alterations. Sandstone rubble; Welsh slate roof; 2 large rubble buttress stacks with brick chimneys, to south front. 3 storeys; 4-window range: to left, single lancet; cross window; pointed heads with hood-moulds; to right, two C19 lights with upper casements; eight C19 lights. Two 2-light mullion windows, and part-blocked opening in stone arch; central C20 entrance; two C19 lights; buttresses. 2-storey wing to left; 3 lancet lights in stone reveals, and C19 2-light casement in altered opening; left returned side has various lights with blocked mullion window to gable; early C 19 brickwork to rear. South front: 2 moulded ashlar cross- windows with C19 glazing under cusped heads with hood-moulds, and simple timber hoods; three C20 casements. INTERIOR not inspected, but reported as containing a blocked Tudor fireplace in east end and a blocked C13 doorway in west wall, as well as an early window.
(RCHME: Herefordshire: 114-4 (2), PL.140). (Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England), Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, 1934, Page(s) 114-115.

Listing NGR: SO4988959344

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