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Lower Bridge Court, Brilley

Description: Lower Bridge Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150567

OS Grid Reference: SO2524048461
OS Grid Coordinates: 325240, 248461
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1294, -3.0935

Location: Lower Bridge Court, Brilley, County of Herefordshire HR3 6HG

Locality: Brilley
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR3 6HG

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Listing Text

SO 24 NE
5/14 Lower Bridge Court
(formerly listed as
19.8.53 Lower Bridge Court
Farmhouse and attached barn)
Farmhouse, now house. Circa 1600, with mid-C19 and late C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with rendered infill on rubble base, partly rendered and
weatherboarded with some rubble walling and refacing; stone tiled roof laid
in diminishing courses with rubble ridge stacks. L-plan; main range of four
bays aligned north/south; third bay from south end is a chimney bay with a
lobby entrance and southern end was formerly used as a stable and granary.
A west wing of three framed bays adjoins the north end bay and has a large
chimney at the junction with the main range (the wing was formerly used as a
cowhouse). Two storeys. Framing: main range has two rows of square panels
at first floor level; cross-wing has one row of rectangular panels at first
floor level. West front elevation: main range has C20 casements. There
are three 2-light windows on both floors. Main entrance has a C20 gabled
timber porch and door. West wing has a 2-light window on both floors at its
gable end. In the angle there is a 2-light and a single-light window on the
ground floor and two first floor single-light windows. At the rear north end
of the building is a lean-to rubble outshut with a catslide roof. Interior:
main ceiling beams are stop-chamfered. There is a large fireplace and bread
oven in the west wing. (RCHM, III, p 25, item 21).

Listing NGR: SO2524048461

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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