OLD COURT HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1225292
Date first listed:
18-May-1963
Date of most recent amendment:
18-May-1964
Statutory Address:
OLD COURT HOTEL

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD COURT HOTEL

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Whitchurch
National Grid Reference:
SO5526517432

Details

SO 51 NE 6/210 18/5/63 WHITCHURCH CP

WHITCHURCH

Old Court Hotel

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: SO5526517432

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
421601
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931), 254

Legal

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

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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00390/23
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