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Latitude: 52.0916 / 52°5'29"N
Longitude: -2.8533 / 2°51'11"W
OS Eastings: 341638
OS Northings: 244043
OS Grid: SO416440
Mapcode National: GBR FD.B8WC
Mapcode Global: VH77Y.HPGD
Entry Name: Gateway, Attached Bridge and Moat Platform Retaining Wall of Bishopstone Court Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 February 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1349860
English Heritage Legacy ID: 149961
Location: Bishopstone, County of Herefordshire, HR4
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Bishopstone
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Bishopstone
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
BISHOPSTONE CP -
SO 44 Ski
Gateway, attached bridge
5/3 and moat platform
retaining wall of
Gateway, attached bridge and moat platform retaining wall. Late C16 gateway,
C16 and later retaining wall and C18 bridge. Gateway of dressed sandstone
on outer edge of moat east of Bishopstone Court Farmhouse (qv) consists of
two stone piers, formerly connected by a moulded arch, now demolished. Flank-
ing the arch on each face of the piers are pilasters with moulded bases and
cornices, the latter continued round the piers. The piers were finished with
pyramidal cappings now much eroded. The bridge is C18 of coursed rubble. It
has a single segmental arch and a plain parapet. The retaining wall is of
coursed rubble. The whole is surrounded by a water-filled moat. (RCHM, Vol 3,
p 18, no 3; BoE, p 76).
Listing NGR: SO4163844043
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