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