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The Town Council Offices

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ledbury, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0372 / 52°2'14"N

Longitude: -2.4223 / 2°25'20"W

OS Eastings: 371126

OS Northings: 237731

OS Grid: SO711377

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.FV1J

Mapcode Global: VH860.Y2S2

Plus Code: 9C4V2HPH+V3

Entry Name: The Town Council Offices

Listing Date: 18 September 1953

Last Amended: 5 November 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151818

Location: Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8

County: County of 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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Listing Text

SO 7137 NE 2/8

The Town Council Offices and No 3 (formerly listed as Ledbury Urban District Council Offices)

The earliest part on the south is C15 and extended eastwards circa 1600.A double gabled wing to the north (rear) was added also circa1600.C18 alterations.Exposed timber framing.Two storeys and dormers.On the earliest part facing Church Lane the timber framing is close set and the first floor projects along the whole south front on a moulded bressumer and corbels.Three and five-light casement windows in projecting frames with old wooden mullions and transoms.The ground floor has three small early C19 canted bays with glazing bars.The west end has a high brick base.The north(rear) is timber framed and the wide panels are plastered.Interior south:dragon ceiling beam,late C16 or early C17 panelling with cornice and fluted frieze,under the ceiling beam are pilasters with panels of carved foliage. RCHM (65).The Town Council offices, No 3, Public Lavatories, Hawkes and Terry Prince of Wales Inn, The Old Grammar School and Rutherglen form a group.

Listing NGR: SO7112637731

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

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