Old Court Hotel

21 Aug 1999
Old Court Hotel, Whitchurch, Herefordshire, HR9 6DQ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


6/210 Old Court Hotel

18/5/63 II*

Former manor house, now hotel. C16 with C17 additions, altered C20.

Coursed and square sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings, turnerized stone slated roof. Irregular E-shaped plan with broadly central forward projecting porch facing north. C20 additions to rear at south- west, two external stacks to rear, west one now enclosed by C20 extension, further lateral stack to return of west cross-wing. North front: two storeys and attics, mainly stone mullioned windows with square-headed hoodmoulds; one range of 5-light stone mullioned windows to gable end of west cross-wing, tall 3-light mullioned and transomed window lights stair to west of two-storey gabled porch with heavy ledged door. Five- light window to east of porch and further range of altered similar mullioned windows to east gable end of cross-wing. Interior: Hall: of two storeys and three bays, panelled cross-beamed ceiling with moulded members, timber-framed internal partitions; close-studding with two blocked doorways with 4-centred heads flanking inserted doorway to screen at west end, large open fireplace. The house is a fine example of a stone built manor house of this period, (it may be a cladding of a timber-framed house). (RCHM p 254).

Listing NGR: SO5525417423


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2168 IOE Records taken by Gary Were; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Gary Were. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Were, Gary

Rights Holder: Were, Gary


Ashlar, Rubble, Sandstone, Stone, Medieval Manor House, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan House, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building, Hostel, Commercial, Residential Building