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Callow Croft

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington Heath, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.0608 / 52°3'39"N

Longitude: -2.4263 / 2°25'34"W

OS Eastings: 370868

OS Northings: 240358

OS Grid: SO708403

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.D6RR

Mapcode Global: VH85T.WGNJ

Plus Code: 9C4V3H6F+8F

Entry Name: Callow Croft

Listing Date: 18 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152527

Location: Wellington Heath, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Wellington Heath

Built-Up Area: Wellington Heath

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wellington Heath

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO 74 SW (off east side)

2/100 Callow Croft

18 11 52

- II

House. Late C16, altered and extended mid-C17. Timber-frame on a rubble base,
painted brick and rendered infil, plain tiled roof and large rubble stack in angle at
rear. Irregular L-plan with the Cl7 addition at the rear forming a broad T-plan.
Built into the hillside and thus single storey and attics at the rear rising to 2
storeys and attics at the front. Single, tall 3-light cross-windows to left of front
elevation and 2-light casements to the right in the full height, projecting stair-
tower. At the base of the tower is a projecting porch and a panelled door in an
ovolo moulded surround and under a 2-light transom light. Single storey C20 extension
at left of porch. North (left side) elevation also has tall cross windows to the hall.
South (right) elevation of 2 gables and three C20 leaded light windows. A later porch
fills the angle at the rear: plank door in moulded surround and under a flat hood on
carved brackets. Some moulded bargeboards. Interior: Ground floor kitchen has ovolo
and hollow moulded beams with converging stops. Circa 1700 dog-leg staircase with
twisted balusters, a moulded handrail and panelled t1ndiritai'Bs clipboard door bound
by iron strap hinges. First floor, formerly a large hall, now subdivided: ovolo and
hollow moulded beams supported on moulded jowl posts; the right room has a restored
stone fireplacein a moulded surround and with a 4-centred head. Rear parlour: ovolo
moulded beams and brick fireplace. (RHCM, Vol 1932).

Listing NGR: SO7086840358

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