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Magistrates Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0564 / 52°3'23"N

Longitude: -2.7119 / 2°42'42"W

OS Eastings: 351287

OS Northings: 240022

OS Grid: SO512400

Mapcode National: GBR FL.DMXM

Mapcode Global: VH85N.YK6W

Entry Name: Magistrates Court

Listing Date: 10 June 1952

Last Amended: 27 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372348

Location: Hereford, 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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Listing Text


HEREFORD

SO5140SW GAOL STREET
683-1/8/168 (North side)
10/06/52 Magistrates Court
(Formerly Listed as:
GAOL STREET
Police Station)

II

Police Station and Gaol, now Magistrates Court. c1842. By
Trehern and Duckham of Hereford.
Stone; brick; hipped gabled slate roof; stone stack to front.
2 storeys, attic and basement; 7-window range: right gable has
three 6/6 sashes, under moulded pediment with semicircular
window under semicircular arch; recessed to left, 2 plain
windows under semicircular arches, and, to left, 2 similar
windows under bracketed eaves.
Central entrance to gable-bay has steps to 6-panel door and
fanlight, under rusticated arch, flanked by paired 4/4 sashes
with rusticated central piers and lintels; to left, studded
door and overlight. Rusticated basement and quoins.
Stone eaves detail continues to left side. Stuccoed right side
has 6 mullion and transom windows with margin-glazed leaded
lights and semicircular arches with crest.
INTERIOR: some stick balusters to staircase. 1st floor:
vaulted ceilings; some 6- and 4-panel doors, with architraves;
cornices; early C20 fire surround. Ground floor: Courtroom:
2-panel doors with architraves; panelled courtroom with
benches, magistrates' seats, etc.; decorated plasterwork
ceiling and central coloured light dome; Venetian window with
enriched architraves; 5-panel doors, some part-glazed; some
vaulted ceilings; window architraves. Cellar: stone and
brick-lined; brick vaulted cells; plank doors; original
studded plank door.


Listing NGR: SO5128740022

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

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