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Description: Old Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 153009
OS Grid Reference: SO6952143520
OS Grid Coordinates: 369521, 243520
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0892, -2.4462
BOSBURY CP -
SO 64 SE
6/44 Old Court Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Old
18.11.52 Court Farmhouse with Gatehouse)
Former manor house of the Bishops of Hereford, now farmhouse. C15 core,
with C17 additions, greatly altered during mid-C19. Sandstone earlier
wing with brick later alterations, tiled roof. Irregular plan. Early
wing aligned east/west facing south, later addition to north extending to
east and further to north, large main central stack to south wing, entrances
to centre of east front and to rear. Two storeys; east front, gabled end of
earlier wing to left with sash window, French casements to the ground floor,
later range to right with three windows, tripartite sash window with segmental
brick heads, smaller proportions to central window, forward projecting gabled
porch with panelled door. Interior: east room of south wing contains fine
moulded plaster ceiling, arch braced collar and tie-beam trusses to south wing.
(RCHM Vol II, p 18 & 19, item 4; Watkins, J: Duncomb's Collections towards the
History and Antiquities of the County of Hereford, Hundred of Radlow 1902, p 27;
Rev S Bentley, History and Description of the Parish of Bosbury 1891).
Listing NGR: SO6952143520
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