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The Tan House

A Grade II Listed Building in Fownhope, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.008 / 52°0'28"N

Longitude: -2.6169 / 2°37'0"W

OS Eastings: 357754

OS Northings: 234574

OS Grid: SO577345

Mapcode National: GBR FQ.HMHT

Mapcode Global: VH85X.LSFK

Plus Code: 9C4V295M+57

Entry Name: The Tan House

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 154908

ID on this website: 101099861

Location: Fownhope, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Fownhope

Built-Up Area: Fownhope

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Fownhope

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO 53 SE
7/51 The Tan House
Formerly row of tenements, now one house. C17 house with adjoining late
C18 and early C19 additions. Timber-framed core to earlier house with
part wattle-and-daub and part brick infill, sandstone plinth, remainder
part sandstone rubble and part painted brick, slate and tiled roofs. L-
plan C17 house to south with rear wing extending to east; adjoining C18
house to north with further later addition to north, stacks largely
removed from C17 house and entrances blocked, end stacks to central house
with west lateral stack to northernmost house; largely two storeys and
basement with single-storey and attic to earlier house; west front, brick
refacing to west wall of C17 section to right; central late C18 house with
string course and four openings to first floor with cambered heads, left
of centre one blocked flanked by glazing bar sash windows with ledged door
to far right; ground floor, tripartite glazing bar sash window to left
and 2-light opening with slatted vents to right of blocked ledged door;
present entrance at junction with northern addition with canopy and
panelled door; irregular fenestration to left with 4-light casement window
to left and single light to right, tripartite glazing bar sash window to
ground floor. Interior of C17 wing reveals timber-framing, fairly complete
though renewed and replaced in parts, former end trusses bear traces of
lozenge framing and one panelled room on the ground floor to left. The
right end section of the central house retains a cider mill and press on
the ground floor.

Listing NGR: SO5775434574

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