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Description: Hoe Court
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151483
OS Grid Reference: SO7521343674
OS Grid Coordinates: 375213, 243674
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0909, -2.3632
SO 74 SE COLWALL CP MATHON ROAD
4/84 Hoe Court
House. Mid C18, re-modelled and extended in mid C19. Italianate. Stucco
finish, slate roofs, 4 decorative gabled stacks to ridges. 3 storeys,
1:4 windows, the left part forming a taller gabled and dormered cross-wing
emphasised by a delicate loggia with cast-iron columns; French casements to
ground floor, 6 pane casements to first and second floors: each of the three
floors is separated by pronounced string courses; deep decorative brackets
to eaves; 3 tympana, on small scrolled brackets above each of the 3 main first
floor windows of the cross-wing; quoins to corners of both parts provide
visual separation. Entrance from right return through single storey stone
porch. Interior: spinal corridor from entrance leads to austere open well
softwood mid C19 staircase with turned balusters and third flight to higher
third floor rooms of cross-wing; semi-circular headed architraves to ground
floor rooms. The poet Laurence Binyon, author of To the Fallen lived here
in his youth. The stacks are made of concrete blocks in common with many
buildings in Colwall created by the Ballard family from the 1860s onwards.
Listing NGR: SO7521043674
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Source: English Heritage
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