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Brinsop Court, Brinsop and Wormsley

Description: Brinsop Court

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 February 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149683

OS Grid Reference: SO4460345792
OS Grid Coordinates: 344603, 245792
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1077, -2.8103

Location: Wormsley, County of Herefordshire HR4 7AX

Locality: Brinsop and Wormsley
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR4 7AX

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Listing Text

SO 44 NW
4/2 Brinsop Court

House. C14, C16 and C17, extended in 1913. Sandstone ashlar, sandstone
rubble with sandstone dressings. Timber-frame with plaster and rough-
cast infill. Brick stacks. Tiled roofs with some sandstone slates.
Quadrangular plan with entrance front to north and early C20 range to
east. Two storeys with attics. North elevation is sandstone ashlar
apart from C18 brick gable above entry. Seven windows. First floor has
to left of gable a 3-light mullioned window flanked by two pairs of trefoil-
headed lights. To the right of the gable is a pair of lancets, a chamfered
round-headed window and another pair of trefoiled headed lights. Gable has
four early C20 six-pane casements under a segmental head. Ground floor has
a pair of trefoiled lights and a square headed light to left of entry. To
the right of entry is a 2-light window with trefoil-heads to each light and
a sunken blind quatrefoil in the tracery. Further to the right is a round
headed window with early C20 casement and a pair of lancets. Doorway in
gable has brick segmental head and two-leaved ledged early C20 oak doors
with enriched strap hinges. Early C20 additions to left run into contemporary
east range which has six windows, 2- and 4-light early C20 casements to both
floors and ledged door to left-hand side. West elevation has to right,
restored timber-framing finished in roughcast. Stone gable to left. Massive
external stack with four diagonal brick shafts. Interior (limited access)
has fine great hall in south range with three-bay C14 roof comprising cambered
tie-beams supporting foiled king-posts and principals, all richly moulded.
Fireplace has moulded jambs. Window seats beneath moulded trefoil-headed
inner arches. Room in west range has ceiling divided into six panels by
deeply chamfered beams and moulded fireplace. (BoE, p 87-8; RCHM, Vol II,
p 29 - 31).

Listing NGR: SO4460345792

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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