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The Forbury

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2285 / 52°13'42"N

Longitude: -2.7374 / 2°44'14"W

OS Eastings: 349730

OS Northings: 259176

OS Grid: SO497591

Mapcode National: GBR FK.1MMK

Mapcode Global: VH84W.H7PZ

Entry Name: The Forbury

Listing Date: 24 July 1954

Last Amended: 15 March 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459664

Location: Leominster, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Leominster

Built-Up Area: Leominster

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Leominster

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


LEOMINSTER

SO4959 CHURCH STREET
808-1/1/100 (North side)
24/07/54 The Forbury
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET
(North side)
Little Forbury. The Forbury.)

GV II*

House, now residential home. Mid C18. Brick; twin-span Welsh
slate roof; 2 brick central stacks, and stack to right rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 7-window range, 5 in
advanced central bay: late C19 two/two sashes under gauged
brick flat arches with stone keyblocks; 2/2 sashes over; coved
stone pediment with bullseye window in raised gauged brick
architrave with 4 stone keyblocks; rusticated stucco quoins.
Central entrance: 8-fielded-panel door in wood doorcase with
moulded and modillioned segmental pediment and frieze on
fluted pilasters; flanked by 2/2 sashes; to left, C19
four-fielded-panel door and plain overlight in stucco case,
and casement in altered opening; to right, late C19 plain
sash.
Right returned side: four 6/6 sashes in moulded cases under
gauged brick flat arches; storey band; 3/6 sash and 2 late C19
2/2 sashes, to right in gable of rear range; returned
eaves-detail. Late C19 canted bay with 1/1: 2/2: 1/1 sashes,
and large 6/6 sash under gauged brick flat arch, to ground
floor.
Rear (north) front: 5-window range: central 12/9 light flanked
by 6/6 sashes; gauged brick flat arches; storey band; moulded
and modillioned wood cornice and pediment with oval light and
2 inserted casements; entrance to centre left: C19 half-glazed
double doors, with entablature and attached columns; 3 large
6/6 sashes and blocked circular light; gauged brick flat
arches; storey band; stucco quoins.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO4973059176

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


LEOMINSTER

SO4959 CHURCH STREET
808-1/1/100 (North side)
24/07/54 The Forbury
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH STREET
(North side)
Little Forbury. The Forbury.)

GV II*

House, now residential home. Mid C18. Brick; twin-span Welsh
slate roof; 2 brick central stacks, and stack to right rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, attic and cellar; 7-window range, 5 in
advanced central bay: late C19 two/two sashes under gauged
brick flat arches with stone keyblocks; 2/2 sashes over; coved
stone pediment with bullseye window in raised gauged brick
architrave with 4 stone keyblocks; rusticated stucco quoins.
Central entrance: 8-fielded-panel door in wood doorcase with
moulded and modillioned segmental pediment and frieze on
fluted pilasters; flanked by 2/2 sashes; to left, C19
four-fielded-panel door and plain overlight in stucco case,
and casement in altered opening; to right, late C19 plain
sash.
Right returned side: four 6/6 sashes in moulded cases under
gauged brick flat arches; storey band; 3/6 sash and 2 late C19
2/2 sashes, to right in gable of rear range; returned
eaves-detail. Late C19 canted bay with 1/1: 2/2: 1/1 sashes,
and large 6/6 sash under gauged brick flat arch, to ground
floor.
Rear (north) front: 5-window range: central 12/9 light flanked
by 6/6 sashes; gauged brick flat arches; storey band; moulded
and modillioned wood cornice and pediment with oval light and
2 inserted casements; entrance to centre left: C19 half-glazed
double doors, with entablature and attached columns; 3 large
6/6 sashes and blocked circular light; gauged brick flat
arches; storey band; stucco quoins.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SO4973059176

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