Description: Sores Court
Date Listed: 16 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 33429
OS Grid Reference: ST4860367758
OS Grid Coordinates: 348603, 167758
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4065, -2.7403
ST 46 NE BACKWELL HILLSIDE ROAD (south-east side)
6/33 Sores Court
Farmhouse. Mid - late C17, altered and dated B/1.1/1710 on a rainwater hopper.
Rubble; slate roof with coped raised verges; diagonal rubble stacks. L-plan,
superior vernacular farmhouse. 2 storeys and attics in gabled dormers.
3 bays, plus one in projecting wing to left. 3- and 4-light casement windows
with square leaded lights, ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds and under
dripmoulds; one glazing bar sash window in exposed frame in wing to left.
Central panelled and studded door, strap hinges with open scroll ends; ovolo and
hollow moulded doorframe. Projecting 2 storey porch. Decorative lead gutter
with crested fringe and decorative hopper to right. Single storey wing at right:
one 3-light casement window with moulded mullions; plank studded door with strap
hinges. Interior. Right room has a chamfered frame ceiling; ovolo moulded
lintel to fireplace with a spit rack over. Left room: moulded beams; raised
and fielded panelling; bolection moulded fire surround; dog-leg stair with
Listing NGR: ST4860367758
Source: English Heritage
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