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Gateway, Attached Bridge and Moat Platform Retaining Wall of Bishopstone Court Farmhouse, Bishopstone

Description: Gateway, Attached Bridge and Moat Platform Retaining Wall of Bishopstone Court Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 February 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149961

OS Grid Reference: SO4163844043
OS Grid Coordinates: 341638, 244043
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0916, -2.8533

Location: Bishopstone, County of Herefordshire HR4 7JQ

Locality: Bishopstone
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR4 7JQ

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Listing Text

SO 44 Ski
Gateway, attached bridge
5/3 and moat platform
retaining wall of
Bishopstone Court
20.2.53 Farmhouse


Gateway, attached bridge and moat platform retaining wall. Late C16 gateway,
C16 and later retaining wall and C18 bridge. Gateway of dressed sandstone
on outer edge of moat east of Bishopstone Court Farmhouse (qv) consists of
two stone piers, formerly connected by a moulded arch, now demolished. Flank-
ing the arch on each face of the piers are pilasters with moulded bases and
cornices, the latter continued round the piers. The piers were finished with
pyramidal cappings now much eroded. The bridge is C18 of coursed rubble. It
has a single segmental arch and a plain parapet. The retaining wall is of
coursed rubble. The whole is surrounded by a water-filled moat. (RCHM, Vol 3,
p 18, no 3; BoE, p 76).

Listing NGR: SO4163844043

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Source: English Heritage

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