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Hillend, Eastnor

Description: Hillend

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 152440

OS Grid Reference: SO7402036096
OS Grid Coordinates: 374020, 236096
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0227, -2.3800

Location: Eastnor, County of Herefordshire HR8 1RF

Locality: Eastnor
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1RF

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Listing Text

EASTNOR CP A438 (south side)
SO 73 NW
4/16 Hillend


- II

Small country house. Dated 1910, for the agent of the Eastnor Castle
Estate. Red brick, hipped plain tile roof and brick modillioned cornice;
brick stacks decorated with blind arcading; central open timber bell-turret
with ogee-headed top. In a late C17/early C18 style. 2 storeys on a plinth
and attics. Garden elevation of 2:1:3:1:2 bays, divided and terminated by
chanelled pilaster strips. The centre is slightly advanced and surmounted
by a pediment, 18 pane glazing bar sash windows in exposed boxes. The first
floor central feature is a variation of a Venetian window, the entablature
being marked by a course of brick; the outer lights are blocked and decorated
by ovals and drapery; above in the tympanum of the broken pediment is a
cartouche. Central glazed and panelled door in a doorcase with a broken
pediment on brackets. The entrance devation is E-plan and of 1:5:1 bays.
Narrow 18-pane glazing bar sash windows in the centre are divided by pilasters
which rise from a first floor string course. Small round windows on the ground
floor. The centre is advanced and surmounted by a pediment; panelled and
enriched door under a lintel decorated with a swag, all under a flat hood on
carved consoles. The wings have chanelled pilaster strips and arch-headed
windows. Downpipes have dated rainwater heads. Single storey and attic
service wing adjoins at the left (east). The house bears some similarities
to Donnington Hall, Donnington (qv) and thus might possibly be by the architect

Listing NGR: SO7402036096

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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