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Latitude: 52.055 / 52°3'17"N
Longitude: -2.7154 / 2°42'55"W
OS Eastings: 351043
OS Northings: 239861
OS Grid: SO510398
Mapcode National: GBR FL.DM2V
Mapcode Global: VH85N.WMB0
Entry Name: The Precentor's House
Listing Date: 10 June 1952
Last Amended: 27 July 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196811
English Heritage Legacy ID: 372293
Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR1
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Hereford
Built-Up Area: Hereford
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
The Precentor's House
(Formerly Listed as: CATHEDRAL CLOSE Canon's House)
Formerly known as: House to East of Archdeacon's House CATHEDRAL CLOSE.
House. Mid C18. Brick; hipped Welsh slate roof; brick buttress stacks with returned storeybands, to left.
EXTERIOR: symmetrical three storeys; five-window range: six/six sashes in moulded cases under segmental arches; storeyband; three/six sashes over; boarded soffits to eaves. Central entrance: six-panel door and ornamental overlight in moulded case under moulded wood flat hood on fluted pilasters; flanked by pairs of six/six sashes;storeyband. Right returned side: two large two/two sashes under segmental arches, to first floor; storeyband; two/two sashes over.
INTERIOR: C18 open-well staircase with bobbin balusters, moulded string and newel and panelled dado to first floor; twelve/eight sash and overlight. Second floor: three window seats. First floor: panelled risers, shutters, and architraves, to windows; picture-rail and swagged festoons; skirting; architraves to doors; window seats to two rear windows.
Ground floor: hall: part-glazed panelled doors and screen with segmental heads; panelled risers to rear bay; skirting; architraves to doors.
Cellar: stone-lined; some flagstones; plank door to exterior.
Listing NGR: SO5104339861
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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