OLD SUFTON

Overview

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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Location

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

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
154987
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 29 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/15748/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Tudhope. Source Historic England Archive
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