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Swanstone Court and Attached Outbuildings and Hop Kiln, Dilwyn

Description: Swanstone Court and Attached Outbuildings and Hop Kiln

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 February 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149813

OS Grid Reference: SO4415453001
OS Grid Coordinates: 344154, 253001
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1724, -2.8180

Location: Swanstone Court, Dilwyn, County of Herefordshire HR4 8ES

Locality: Dilwyn
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR4 8ES

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Listing Text


7/31 Swanstone Court
and attached outbuildings
and hop kiln

House and attached outbuildings and hop kiln. C14, extended C17, partly
rebuilt early C18, extended mid-C19, with some late C20 restoration. Timber-
frame with painted brick and rendered infill on a coursed rubble plinth,
partially refaced in coursed rubble, with slate roof. L-plan with solar cross-
wing extending to north, hall range to east, extended to east in C17, with a
C17 outbuilding to south linked by a C20 range to main building. North front
is blind to left, then a two-storey block faced in rubble with two windows, a
2-light casement to the left and a 3-light casement to right. Ground floor
has a 2-light casement to left and a tripartite sash to right both under seg-
mental heads with keystones. Entrance to left of centre has a C19 gabled
canopy with trellised sides and a half-glazed door. Solar cross-wing projects
to right with a boxed sash window on each floor, a 16-pane one to first floor,
20-pane to ground floor. Exposed framing of cross-wing is five square panels
high to north gable, six square panels high to side walls. The gable has
cusped angle struts and two cusped raking struts to the gable above. C17
range to left is three square panels high. Attached to rear of this range,
a circular brick hop kiln with conieal roof. The outbuilding is three square
panels high with external rubble stack. Interior not inspected, but west wall
of hall retains original framed panels with large quatrefoils. The roof of the
solar range is cusped throughout. (RCHM, 3, p 40, no.5; BoE; p 112).

Listing NGR: SO4415453001

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Source: English Heritage

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