BARN ON WEST SIDE OF FARMYARD AND CURTAIN WALL ENCLOSING YARD AT BOLLITREE CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1296781
Date first listed:
18-May-1953
Statutory Address:
BARN ON WEST SIDE OF FARMYARD AND CURTAIN WALL ENCLOSING YARD AT BOLLITREE CASTLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARN ON WEST SIDE OF FARMYARD AND CURTAIN WALL ENCLOSING YARD AT BOLLITREE CASTLE

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Weston under Penyard
National Grid Reference:
SO 63677 24032

Details

WESTON UNDER PENYARD CP - SO 62 SW

5/89 Barn on west side of farmyard and curtain wall enclosing yard at 18.5.53 Bollitree Castle

GV I

Barn and farmyard walls forming sham castle. Mid-C18 incorporating some medieval fragments. Sandstone rubble with slate roof to barn. Gothick style. West wall of barn, facing farmhouse (qv) symmetrical. Facade has round corner turrets, semi-octagonal turrets to each side of a central archway, a moulded string course dividing it into two storeys, and a second moulded string below the parapet: Each half of the facade is of two bays and has moulded pointed windows to the ground floor which have ogee hoods with poppyheads. Between bays there is a doorway with round head and rusticated ashlar surround. The upper storey has a blind cusped vesica-shaped opening to each bay, with two over the archway. Some of these retain diamond-leaded glazing. Above each doorway there is a carved corbel below the lower string course. Above the central moulded pointed archway are two corbels, with a third central corbel carrying a re-used section of moulded respond. The north wall is embattled and has a mock tower at each end, the right-hand one forming the gable wall of the barn. Each tower has two round corner turrets, and moulded pointed windows on the first floor: The left-hand tower has a doorway on the ground floor with a rusticated ashlar surround with pointed head. On the east side a rubble wall borders the road: Interior: at the southern end of the barn is a stable. The woodwork of the stalls includes a blank arcade. of pointed arches and re-used jetty and console brackets of the C16 and C17. The roof trusses have interrupted tie-beams.

Listing NGR: SO6367724032

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
155505
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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