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Wardour House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitney-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1205 / 52°7'13"N

Longitude: -3.0704 / 3°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 326811

OS Northings: 247452

OS Grid: SO268474

Mapcode National: GBR F3.8H21

Mapcode Global: VH77M.QYPS

Entry Name: Wardour House

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Last Amended: 5 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150671

Location: Whitney-on-Wye, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Whitney-on-Wye

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Whitney

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 24 NE
5/116 Wardour House
- II
Rectory, now house. Circa 1735, with mid-C19 alterations. Coursed dressed
rubble with ashlar dressings and steeply-pitched hipped slate roof, rubble
end chimneys and rear chimney with brick stacks. Two storeys and attic with
dormers; three-course bands at storey levels. 2:1:2 bays; central bay is
gabled and projects slightly. Windows on main storeys have wedge lintels with
raised dropped keyblocks, ashlar sills, and are all 12-pane sashes. There
are two gabled dormers with moulded bargeboards and 4-pane sashes and within
the central gable is a keyed oculus. The central entrance has a flat timber
canopy on straight timber brackets and a 6-panelled door (two upper panels
are glazed). There is a lean-to outshut adjoining the right side elevation
and a continuous lean-to outshut at rear. Built to replace the former
rectory destroyed in the floods of 1735.

Listing NGR: SO2681147452

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

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