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Wharton Court

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1988 / 52°11'55"N

Longitude: -2.7166 / 2°42'59"W

OS Eastings: 351118

OS Northings: 255862

OS Grid: SO511558

Mapcode National: GBR FL.3LR6

Mapcode Global: VH84W.VZPR

Entry Name: Wharton Court

Listing Date: 24 July 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459552

Location: Leominster, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Leominster

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Hope-under-Dinmore

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


LEOMINSTER

SO55NW WHARTON
808-1/4/312 Wharton Court
24/07/54

II*

House. Dated 1603, porch added c1659. Sandstone rubble with
ashlar detailing; hipped steep-pitched plain tile roof; 4
brick corner stacks on stone bases.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and cellar; 2-window range (formerly 3-):
moulded wood mullion and transom lights with vertical glazing
bars and single small metal casements, to 1st and 2nd floors;
three 2-light mullions with internal shutters; moulded wood
eaves with pineapple pendants. 2-storey porch with ashlar
mullion and transom window over moulded arch with keyblock;
attached columns to both storeys; bands; balustrade, with
plank door in moulded case to 2nd floor; side openings;
internal niches; studded plank door to house; to right, 8/8
sash; to left, early C18 twin sashes, in altered openings
under ashlar arches. Right returned side: 2 tiers of similar
windows with 8/8 sashes to ground floor; returned eaves
detail. Left returned side: similar fenestration and detail,
over C19 single-storey service wing with lean-to to rear;
plank door with simple hood; mullion and transom casement
under brick segmental arch.
Rear: 3 tiers of similar windows, some part-blocked; C18
leaded casement to ground floor right; central studded plank
door and barred overlight, in moulded case, with simple flat
hood; returned bands and eaves detail.
INTERIOR: open-well staircase with turned balusters and newels
with ornamental finials and pendants.
(RCHME: Herefordshire: 127-128 (4)).


Listing NGR: SO5111855862

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Description


LEOMINSTER

SO55NW WHARTON
808-1/4/312 Wharton Court
24/07/54

II*

House. Dated 1603, porch added c1659. Sandstone rubble with
ashlar detailing; hipped steep-pitched plain tile roof; 4
brick corner stacks on stone bases.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys and cellar; 2-window range (formerly 3-):
moulded wood mullion and transom lights with vertical glazing
bars and single small metal casements, to 1st and 2nd floors;
three 2-light mullions with internal shutters; moulded wood
eaves with pineapple pendants. 2-storey porch with ashlar
mullion and transom window over moulded arch with keyblock;
attached columns to both storeys; bands; balustrade, with
plank door in moulded case to 2nd floor; side openings;
internal niches; studded plank door to house; to right, 8/8
sash; to left, early C18 twin sashes, in altered openings
under ashlar arches. Right returned side: 2 tiers of similar
windows with 8/8 sashes to ground floor; returned eaves
detail. Left returned side: similar fenestration and detail,
over C19 single-storey service wing with lean-to to rear;
plank door with simple hood; mullion and transom casement
under brick segmental arch.
Rear: 3 tiers of similar windows, some part-blocked; C18
leaded casement to ground floor right; central studded plank
door and barred overlight, in moulded case, with simple flat
hood; returned bands and eaves detail.
INTERIOR: open-well staircase with turned balusters and newels
with ornamental finials and pendants.
(RCHME: Herefordshire: 127-128 (4)).


Listing NGR: SO5111855862

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