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Fawley Court, Brockhampton

Description: Fawley Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 154272

OS Grid Reference: SO5774730136
OS Grid Coordinates: 357747, 230136
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9681, -2.6164

Location: Fawley Cross, Brockhampton, County of Herefordshire HR1 4UJ

Locality: Brockhampton
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR1 4UJ

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Listing Text

SO 53 SE
1/13 Fawley Court
Country house. Early C16 core, largely rebuilt during mid-Cl7, C20
alterations and additions. Timber-framed core with some wattle-and-
daub infill remaining, sandstone rubble plinth, west front faced with
sandstone ashlar, tiled roofs. Irregular plan with hall and cross-wing
obscured by later additions, facing west with entrance to south of centre,
main central stack and further end stacks. Two storeys, attics and cellars;
west front: two string courses, raised parapet, four square headed mullioned
windows with three elliptical headed lights, similar 2-light window to right;
ground floor, two canted bays to right and centre with embattled parapet
and 4-light mullioned and transomed window to main face, single lights to
two flanking sides, central bay flanked by 3-light mullioned and transomed
window, projecting porch to right with semi-circular headed outer doorway,
moulded label and imposts, ledged and studded door with wicket. Timber-
framing revealed to east front, close-studding above sandstone rubble lower
storey, decorative herringbone framing in central gable removed September
1985. Interior: altered, retains wide stone fireplace with 4-centred
arched head and moulded jambs in hall, C17 dado panelling also in hall;
room to north retains fragments of C17 glass in windows, the panelling
and fireplace mentioned by the RCHM has been removed; C17 staircase with
turned balusters, the south-east staircase mentioned by RCHM has also
been removed. (RCHM, Vol II, p 35).

Listing NGR: SO5774730136

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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