Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1301840

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 11-Oct-1985

Statutory Address: OLD SUFTON


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Statutory Address: OLD SUFTON

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

District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Mordiford

National Grid Reference: SO 57541 38388


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MORDIFORD CP - SO 53 NE 5/126 Old Sufton (Formerly listed 20.10.52 as Stufton and outbuilding) GV II* Country house, former seat of Hereford family, now of Sufton Court (qv). C16 core, altered and remodelled during C18 and mid-C19. Timber-framed core with part wattle-and-daub and part brick infill, brick and sandstone rubble refacing and remodelling, rendered north-west front, slate roofs. L-plan with main range north-east/south-west and cross-wing at north-east end, through-passage and gable end stack to north-west and two further lateral stacks to north-west face of main range. Two storeys and cellar; north-west front, glazing bar sash windows flank stack to gable end of cross-wing with right hand one in two-storey semi-circular bow addition connecting with main range in angle of L to left of first lateral stack, two glazing bar sash windows flank doorway with semi-circular-headed window at mezzanine level to right of doorway, canopy on brackets, panelled door, second lateral stack to right with a further two glazing bar sashes to right; pair of star-plan shafts to stacks. C13 incised coffin lid built into gable end stack. Interior reveals timber-framing and plan of earlier house with hall and cross-wing, first floor hall of two or three bays with moulded members, solar in cross-wing retains braces of C16 painted decoration, roof largely that of C19 but two trusses to - solar probably of C16 date. C18 staircase. Old Sufton had been the seat of the Hereford family since C12.

Listing NGR: SO5754138388


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Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 20 Hereford and Worcester,

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