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The Precentor's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


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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