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Townsend House and Attached Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Leominster, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.2282 / 52°13'41"N

Longitude: -2.7439 / 2°44'38"W

OS Eastings: 349283

OS Northings: 259144

OS Grid: SO492591

Mapcode National: GBR FJ.1RZM

Mapcode Global: VH84W.D877

Entry Name: Townsend House and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 24 July 1954

Last Amended: 15 March 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459711

Location: Leominster, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: 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


808-1/1/145 No.15
24/07/54 Townsend House and attached walls
(Formerly Listed as:
Townsend House)


House. C17 and C18. English bond brick; stucco; plaster;
hipped Welsh slate roof; various brick stacks; large brick and
stone buttress stack to rear of wing. L-shaped on plan.
EXTERIOR: North front (to street): 2 storeys; single-window
range: C19 tripartite window with 2/2: 6/6: 2/2 sashes; two
C19 6/6 sashes to ground floor, under jetty. Right returned
side: 6/6 and small 2/2 sliding sashes, in stucco to 1st
Recessed wing to right has 2 advanced bays; to left, 6/6 sash
over C19 ashlar porch with semicircular arch under enriched
frieze on pilasters with figures; blocked C18(?) with inserted
cross-window with leaded lights; to right, 6/6 sash over
C18(?) moulded wood mullion and transom window with leaded
lights; central C19 eight/eight sash flanked by wood mullion
window with leaded lights, over large mullion and transom
window with leaded lights, under moulded wood cornice.
Left returned side: 6-panel door under flat hood, flanked by
6/6 sashes; gable over; buttress stack. Right returned side:
C18 brickwork with storey band.
Rear: three 6/6 sashes and blocked opening, to 1st floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached garden walls, of C18 and C19
brick on rubble base, extend for approx 150m to east and for
approx 50m to west of street front.
(RCHME: Herefordshire: 116 (6)).

Listing NGR: SO4928359144

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