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Black Lion Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hereford, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.0533 / 52°3'11"N

Longitude: -2.7193 / 2°43'9"W

OS Eastings: 350770

OS Northings: 239678

OS Grid: SO507396

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DS2Q

Mapcode Global: VH85N.TN79

Plus Code: 9C4V373J+87

Entry Name: Black Lion Inn

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372224

Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Hereford

Built-Up Area: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Hereford St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


683-1/2/47 (West side)
10/06/52 No.31
Black Lion Inn


House, now inn. Early C17. Timber-frame and brick; plain tile
roof; two C20 brick stacks to left side, brick stack to right
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 2-window range: late
C19, 2/2 sashes projecting in moulded architraves; similar 2/2
sashes, in twin gables; moulded barge- boards with pendants at
apex. Half-glazed double door to centre left; flanking
matching leaded windows in moulded architraves; moulded
cornice. Late C19 brickwork to left and right gables; box
framing with brick and plastered brick infill, having brick
and stone chimney visible to left rear. Long central wing to
rear; lattice leaded casements.
Cross wing to left rear: deeply jettied, with chamfered soffit
joists on C20 restored posts and bressumer; brick chimney; 8/8
sliding sash, in moulded case; C20 additions; brick infill
with light timber-framing on 1st floor; rear has 2, 4/4
INTERIOR: early C19 winder stair with stick balusters. Attic:
exposed earlier roof truss; various rooms. 1st floor:
panelling doors; wall paintings; panelling doors to wall
cupboards; panelling with frieze; plaster overmantle;
decorative plasterwork ceiling; moulded stone fireplace with
oak lintel; moulded ceiling frame. C17 panelled room with
chamfered ceiling beam, and panelled alcove with fireplace;
plank door; 4-panel doors; moulded ceiling beams. Ground
floor: some exposed timbers. Range to rear: bolection moulded
stone fireplace; chamfered ceiling beams; cast-iron fireplace.
(Proceedings of the Woolhope Club: (article): 1930-;
Proceedings of the Woolhope Club: (drawing of timbered front):

Listing NGR: SO5077039678

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