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Wargrave House and Sttached Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0555 / 52°3'19"N

Longitude: -2.7122 / 2°42'43"W

OS Eastings: 351263

OS Northings: 239914

OS Grid: SO512399

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DMVS

Mapcode Global: VH85N.YL1N

Plus Code: 9C4V374Q+54

Entry Name: Wargrave House and Sttached Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279717

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372456

ID on this website: 101279717

Location: Portfields, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Hereford

Built-Up Area: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: St Peter with St Owen and St James, Hereford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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683-1/7/268 (North side)
10/06/52 No.23
Wargrave House and attached walls
and railings


Formerly known as: No.13 ST OWEN STREET.
House, now surgery and offices. C18 with mid C19 front to
earlier core. Rear has Dutch gables and attached Orangery.
Brick; Welsh slate roof; brick end stacks.
3 storeys and cellar; 5-window range: mid C19 plain sashes
with corbelled sills and moulded architraves with hoods; stone
band; 3/3 sashes over; corbelled stone cornice to parapet.
Central entrance: 4-fielded-panel door with overlight and
screen, in stucco doorcase under moulded stone hood on
polished granite columns; flanked by pairs of plain sashes in
similar cases.
2-storey wings to side with 6/6 sashes and to left C19
part-glazed panelled door and overlight. Wing walls have
ornate iron railings with pillars, gate piers and double
INTERIOR: C18 open well staircase with bobbin balusters; C18
panelling and moulded ceiling; margin-glazed round-headed
staircase light; marble columns and pilasters. Top floor:
2-panel doors; C19 fireplaces; stair cupboard. 1st floor:
bolection-moulded fireplace; ceiling cornice; 6-panel doors;
overlights; 4-panel doors; corner fireplace; wall cupboards;
panelling; mantelpiece; panelling; 2- and 4-panel doors; wood
lined arch; C17 carved overmantel (not in situ).
Ground floor: wing to rear: ceiling cornice; arch architraves;
carved fire surround and overmantel; moulded 4-centred arch
fireplace; part-glazed panelled doors, 2 with rounded heads;
3-light door with coloured leaded lights; ceiling cornices;
coved panelling; alcove with sideboard; marble fire surround.
Hall: C17? panelling with frieze; panelled doors. Cellar:
round-headed door; cobbled floor; two 2-panel doors; mostly
brick-lined. The house was reputedly the Town House of the
Scudamore family whose seat was Home Lacy House, and the fine
panelling on the 1st-floor landing may have come from there.

Listing NGR: SO5126339914

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