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Penrhos Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lyonshall, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.1987 / 52°11'55"N

Longitude: -3.0007 / 3°0'2"W

OS Eastings: 331699

OS Northings: 256083

OS Grid: SO316560

Mapcode National: GBR F6.3N8Z

Mapcode Global: VH778.YZ0T

Plus Code: 9C4R5XXX+FP

Entry Name: Penrhos Court

Listing Date: 18 December 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150284

Location: Lyonshall, County of Herefordshire, HR5

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Lyonshall

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Lyonshall

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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4/26 Penrhos Court


- II*

Farmhouse. Early core possibly dating from the late C13 or early C14,
cross-wing added during the C16 and further additions of mid-C17; altered
during mid-C19 and further C20 restoration. Timber-framed; square panelled
to earlier sections with decorative ornamental framing to C17 addition,
largely C20 infill, sandstone rubble plinth and part refacing, part brick
refacing, stone slate and corrugated metal roofs. Three-bay cruck hall
aligned north-west/south-east with large inserted axial stack. Cross-wing
adjoins to south-east end, further C17 wing and projecting porch also adjoin
at this end; further lateral and axial stacks. North-east entrance front:
single-storey hall to right with 5-light mullioned window and one 2-light
C19 casement window; gable end of two-storey C16 cross-wing to left of
hall with restored oriel window and tripartite sash window in stone refacing
to ground floor. Two storeys and attic to C17 cross-wing further to left
with small 4-light mullioned window in attic, 5-light mullioned window to
first floor and 4-light window to ground floor; gabled two-storey porch to
right with oriel window above open lower storey, temporary inner ledged door.
Interior of hall range reveals four largely complete cruck trusses with
traces of smoke blackening, some wind-braces remain. A small section of
plank and muntin panelling survives in the C16 wing. The C17 wing has
been largely reconstructed after storm damage. To the rear of the C16
cross-wing is a partly mutilated shaped doorhead.

Listing NGR: SO3169956083

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