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Gatehouse About 25 Yards North-North-West of Butthouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in King's Pyon, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1349 / 52°8'5"N

Longitude: -2.817 / 2°49'1"W

OS Eastings: 344176

OS Northings: 248829

OS Grid: SO441488

Mapcode National: GBR FF.7RVP

Mapcode Global: VH77S.4L3Q

Entry Name: Gatehouse About 25 Yards North-North-West of Butthouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149726

Location: King's Pyon, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: King's Pyon

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: King's Pyon

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 44 NW

4/45 Gatehouse about 25 yards
north-north-west of
20.2.53 Butthouse


K 16
Gatehouse. GF 32 on panel, with later alterations. Sandstone
rubble plinth with timber-frame, plaster infill and tiled cross-gabled roof.
Square plan aligned north-north-west/south-south-east. Two storeys. North
elevation has central blocked 2-light mullioned and transomed window in jettied
first storey. Beneath the window but above bressummer are two round-headed
panels with acanthus decoration, cartouches and strawberry motifs. Left panel
has date. Above the window are two quadrant braces with spurs. Window and
panels are flanked by two pairs of lozenge shaped panels. Scrolled bargeboards
with dragons over carved brackets. Ground floor has wide nail-studded low door
within which is a subsidiary segmentally headed door. South elevation has
similar details but with shuttered moulded first floor oriel supported by
three shaped brackets. Mid-C20 door. Bressummer has attached board with
scrolls and dragons, probably a re-used bargeboard. Nesting ledge above oriel.
Corner posts of ground floor have remains of rope designs. Above are dragon
beams. Interior has lamb's tongue run-out chamfer stops on dragon beams.
(BoE, p 297; RCHM, Vol III, p 87-8).

Listing NGR: SO4417648829

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