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Old Talbot Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ledbury, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.0356 / 52°2'8"N

Longitude: -2.4232 / 2°25'23"W

OS Eastings: 371064

OS Northings: 237549

OS Grid: SO710375

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.FTTB

Mapcode Global: VH860.Y39B

Plus Code: 9C4V2HPG+6P

Entry Name: Old Talbot Inn

Listing Date: 18 September 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151943

Location: Ledbury, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Ledbury

Built-Up Area: Ledbury

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Ledbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Old Talbot Inn
SO 7137 NE 2/79 18.9.53


Circa 1596, timber-framd. Tiled roofs. 2 storeys. Gabled on all fronts. Timber-
framed in front with close-set studding and plastered infilling. Red brick at
rear. A C17 addition along most of north front. To left of central bay 2 gables
with close-set moulded studding with 2, 3 and 4-light casements. To right of stairs
set back 2 gables with close-set studding and 3-light ground floor casement. On
far left end is an C18 painted brick gable with glazing bars and 1 attic casement,
segmental brick arches, ground floor round-arched panelled door and wide garage
At centre a large canted bay on 1st floor with hipped roof on heavy brackets.
Outshut on right of this contains the stairs. The wall on inner side of stairs
is timber-framed with close-set studding. Front door is very fine, flanked by
Ionic pilasters supporting an entablature with strap work frieze. The door is
ledged with pointed moulding near the top and moulded vertical ribs below. In
left spandrel are the initials I F A, and in right the date 1600. Iron bar loop
remains on inner side. The door when wide open closes the entrance to the stairs.
Dining room on right hand has fine original late C16 panelling, 1 upright bearing
the date 1596 and on west wall is a carved cornice and over-mantle with arched
panels with figures between. Dining room and upstairs have good stop-chamfered
beams and uprights with corbels. RCHM(87).

No 12, Old Talbot Inn, Vine House, Nos 18 to 24 (even), barn at rear of No 24,
No 26, Glenmoir, Linden House and Alviston House form a group.

Listing NGR: SO7106037548

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