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The Church House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ledbury, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0371 / 52°2'13"N

Longitude: -2.4213 / 2°25'16"W

OS Eastings: 371196

OS Northings: 237721

OS Grid: SO711377

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.FVBL

Mapcode Global: VH860.Z294

Entry Name: The Church House

Listing Date: 18 September 1953

Last Amended: 28 October 1996

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301821

English Heritage Legacy ID: 151828

Location: Ledbury, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Ledbury

Built-Up Area: Ledbury

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Ledbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 7137 NE
CHURCH LANE
(South side)
2/18
The Church House
18/9/53


GV II*

Circa 1600. Timber-framed with close-set studding. 4 gables with carved bargeboards. 2 storeys cellar and attics. 1st and 2nd floors project slightly with moulded bressumers and shaped brackets. 3-light attic casements. On 1st floor 3 original windows with transoms, moulded frames and mullions. One of these forms a semi-octagonal projection with gable with pendants, all on modern brackets over ground floor doorway. Entrance passage on right has moulded side posts. L-shaped on plan with timber-framed wing at rear. The east side is timber framed with wide panels brick filled. Interior: north east room has part of ceiling enriched with lozenge shaped plaques with devices of birds, elephants etc. Next room to west lined with original panelling. RCHM Vol II page 112.

Ivy Cottage, Mavollry, The Old Tannery and Cottage occupied by Mrs Williams, Church House and Abbots Lodge form a group

Listing NGR: SO7119637721

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