History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

St Owen's Chambers and Attached Railings

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

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.055 / 52°3'17"N

Longitude: -2.7124 / 2°42'44"W

OS Eastings: 351249

OS Northings: 239862

OS Grid: SO512398

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DMTV

Mapcode Global: VH85N.XMY0

Plus Code: 9C4V373Q+X2

Entry Name: St Owen's Chambers and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372455

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

Church of England Parish: St Peter with St Owen and St James, Hereford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

Tagged with: Architectural structure

Find accommodation in



683-1/7/267 (South side)
10/06/52 No.22
St Owen's Chambers and attached


Formerly known as: No.129 Barrell House ST OWEN STREET.
House, now printing works. Early C18. Brick; hipped Welsh
slate roof; brick end stacks. Central staircase plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and cellar; symmetrical 6-window
range: 4/4 sashes in moulded cases with beaded reveals, under
gauged brick flat arches; moulded and modillioned wood eaves.
Central entrance: C20, 6-panel door in moulded case under
moulded and panelled flat hood on brackets; flanked by 2/2 and
4/4 sashes. Attached railings with tendril motif, flank steps
to entrance. Left returned side: 2 blocked openings, C20, 9/6
sash and C18 cross window with leaded lights.
Entrance with C19, 6-panel door, and overlight with glazing
bars, under moulded flat hood; C18 casement with leaded
lights; two 6/6 sashes; storeyband.
INTERIOR: 2 staircases with bobbin balusters, and moulded
string and rail, to 2nd floor; panelled dado to right-hand
flight. 2nd floor: two C19 fireplaces; one C18 and one C19,
2-panel doors; 2 plank door; 4-panel doors; architraves; fire
surrounds; overlight.
1st floor: 6-panel doors, in panelled reveals and architraves;
C19 marble fireplace; panelled risers and architraves, to
windows; late C19 wood fireplace; 3 fanlight-glazed
overlights; plain overlights; two 4, and 6-panel doors;
8-panel door.
Ground floor: plain overlight; fanlight-glazed overlights; two
4-panel doors; C19 tiled fireplace; coving; skirting;
architraves; shutters. Cellars: extensive cellarage,
containing a well. Part stone, part brick-lined; retains
brick, slate and timber bins; cobbled floors; brick floors.

Listing NGR: SO5124939862

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.