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Bleathwood Manor, Little Hereford

Description: Bleathwood Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150527

OS Grid Reference: SO5607069676
OS Grid Coordinates: 356070, 269676
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3234, -2.6460

Location: Little Hereford, County of Herefordshire SY8 4LT

Locality: Little Hereford
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY8 4LT

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Listing Text

SO 56 NE
5/37 Bleathwood Manor
(formerly listed as
11.6.59 Manor Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Early C17 core with late C17 additions and refacing, further
C18 addition, C20 alterations. Timber-framed core largely refaced with
brick, sandstone rubble plinth, decorative brick shafts to stacks, tiled
roofs. Irregular T-shaped plan, with earlier L-plan-house facing west and
later additions to north and south ends, gable-end stacks, entrance to west
front. Two storeys, attics and cellars, with single-storey addition to
north, and single storey with attic to south addition. West front: raised
verges, dentilled eaves cornice, main house flanked to left by single-storey
extension with large 8-pane full-length window to right of ledged door, and
to right by single storey and attic addition with one 2-light casement window
and two 3-light casement windows with segmental heads. Main house: semi-
circular shaped gable to left with single light with semi-circular headed
relieving arch and 2-light window to ground floor with similar arch, gabled
section to right with 2-light window in gable and 2-light window to right of
projecting two-storey porch with semi-circular gable. Porch has windows to
all three sides of upper storey with moulded cornice, part-glazed door to
ground floor flanked by side lights with 2-light windows to sides, gabled
dormer to right with 3-light casement window, small 2-light window below
eaves, long 2-light window with semi-circular headed relieving arch to ground
floor with 2-light window to right. To the rear is a moulded string course
and similar relieving arch above the windows. Interior retains sections of
late C17 panelling, C17 staircase with splat balusters. Fragments of moulded
plastered panels survive in some of the upper rooms. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 67;
BoE, p 236).

Listing NGR: SO5607069676

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Source: English Heritage

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