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Summer House at Holmer Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.077 / 52°4'37"N

Longitude: -2.7188 / 2°43'7"W

OS Eastings: 350834

OS Northings: 242315

OS Grid: SO508423

Mapcode National: GBR FL.C676

Mapcode Global: VH85N.T2K3

Plus Code: 9C4V37GJ+RF

Entry Name: Summer House at Holmer Park

Listing Date: 8 October 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470868

Location: Holmer and Shelwick, County of Herefordshire, HR1

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Holmer & Shelwick

Built-Up Area: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Holmer with Huntington

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Description


SO 54 SW HOLMER CLEEVE ORCHARD, HOLMER

1819/6/10015 Summer House at Holmer Park

II

Aviary, converted into a summerhouse. Erected 1862 for Alfred Watkins from circa 1580 timbers from Hereford Town Hall which was demolished in 1862. Timber-framed with some brick nogging. Clay plain tile pyramidal roof with timber lantern at apex. Square on plan, with two adjacent open sides. Large moulded timber corner posts with carved capitals and moulded arched spandrels with acanthus decoration and shields, and with pendants. Two of the sides [N and E] have timber-framed screens with brick nogging, the other sides are open. The summerhouse at Holmer Park was built from timbers from the Town Hall in Hereford of circa 1580-1600, which was demolished in 1862. The timbers were bought by William Davis, and sold to Alfred Watkins, who incorporated them into an aviary he built at Holmer Park. It was subsequently used as a summerhouse.


Listing NGR: SO5083442315

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