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Lower Townend

A Grade II Listed Building in Bosbury, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0855 / 52°5'7"N

Longitude: -2.4229 / 2°25'22"W

OS Eastings: 371121

OS Northings: 243098

OS Grid: SO711430

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.BMMQ

Mapcode Global: VH85M.YVH4

Entry Name: Lower Townend

Listing Date: 26 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156813

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153005

Location: Bosbury, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Bosbury

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Bosbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


SO 74 SW

Lower Townend


House. C16 or C17 fragment of larger building incorporating C15 truss of
an earlier structure, C20 minor additions. Timber-framed with rendered
infill and part painted brick infill, sandstone plinth and stack with brick
shafts, tiled roof. Two framed bays aligned east/west with entrance in south
face, C20 addition to east gable end, large axial stack toward west end.
Single storey and attic; north front, large gabled dormer with 3-light casement
window, 2-light window to ground floor, and single light in small projection
to left. Three conjoined star-plan shafts to stack. Framing:
irregular three square panels with large swept brace from sill to central
main post. Interior: central upper cruck truss (possibly a full cruck but
lower section not visible) with cusped struts to collar; large open fireplace
with moulded surround to ground floor, fragments of plastered decoration in
upper room.

Listing NGR: SO7112143098

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

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