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Gateway, Attached Bridge and Moat Platform Retaining Wall of Bishopstone Court Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishopstone, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

BISHOPSTONE CP -
SO 44 Ski
Gateway, attached bridge
5/3 and moat platform
retaining wall of
Bishopstone Court
20.2.53 Farmhouse

GV II

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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