HILLHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1156810
Date first listed:
20-Mar-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
HILLHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HILLHOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bosbury
National Grid Reference:
SO 70498 44494

Details

BOSBURY CP - SO 74 SW

7/38 Hillhouse (Formerly listed as 20.3.73 Hill House Farmhouse)

- II

Farmhouse. c1600 with later additions and C20 alterations. Timber-framed with part painted brick and part wattle-and-daub infill, sandstone plinth and refacing, sandstone stacks with brick shafts, tiled roofs. L-plan house with main block aligned east/west with cross-wing at east end, projecting stair turret in angle of L in south face; through-passage now blocked, entrance in south face to left of stair turret; large external lateral stack to north face of main block, further lateral stack to cross-wing; later additions extend to west. Two storeys, cellars and attics; north front, decorative framing of gable end of cross-wing to left with projecting first floor on moulded bressummer and brackets (now largely replaced by C20 substitute); irregular fenestration, pair of 2-light casement windows to first floor, 3-light window below and lower ledged door giving access to cellar; main block extending to right with lower roof level to later additions; irregular fenestration, group of four 2-light casement windows placed in square panelling of forward project- ing infill to ground floor to left of stack, 2-light casement window and further similar window directly below eaves to right of stack; ground floor, ledged door and single light immediately to right of stack and 2-light glazing bar casement windows flank further ledged door to far right; ledged door in later addition to right; three rebuilt diagonal plan shafts to stack. Framing; fairly complete though substantial parts of the decorative panelling now a painted imitation; close-studding and ornamental square panels to cross-wing; remainder largely six square panels from sill to wall-plate, refaced to ground floor of north front. Interior: good moulded ceiling beams and traces of stone fireplace with moulded jambs (the lintel now C20 reconstruction). Doorway with flat ogee- shaped head and C17 panelling with fluted frieze in cross-wing; fine late C17 or early C18 staircase with turned balusters.

Listing NGR: SO7049844494

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
153003
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16491/04
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