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Sores Court, Backwell

Description: Sores Court

Grade: II*
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

Location: Hillside Road, Backwell, North Somerset BS48 3BL

Locality: Backwell
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS48 3BL

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Listing Text

ST 46 NE BACKWELL HILLSIDE ROAD (south-east side)

6/33 Sores Court

- II*

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
turned balusters.

Listing NGR: ST4860367758

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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