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Church House

A Grade II Listed Building in Richards Castle (Hereford), County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3288 / 52°19'43"N

Longitude: -2.7579 / 2°45'28"W

OS Eastings: 348446

OS Northings: 270348

OS Grid: SO484703

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.VFQ1

Mapcode Global: VH849.4QVM

Entry Name: Church House

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150146

Location: Richards Castle (Hereford), County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Richards Castle (Hereford)

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Richards Castle

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

RICHARD'S CASTLE CP THE GREEN
SO 47 SE
1/123 Church House
11.6.59
GV II

Farmhouse. Late C16 to early C17, extended late C17 with some mid-C20
alterations. Timber-frame with painted brick infill on a coursed rubble
plinth with tile roof. L-plan, main range to north-west with central stack,
range to south-west late C17 addition. South-east front of two storeys on -
cellar, jettied to right. Two windows, both 2-light casements; over a 2-
light casement to left and a 4-light casement to right. Cellar entrance
to right-hand corner with a 2-light casement to the left. The jetty
extended along the south-west wall before the wing was added, and survives
on north-east wall. Entrance in north-east wall approached by a flight of
steps, has a ledged and boarded door under a plank weathering. Framing:
four square panels high with straight angle braces. The chamfered bressummer
of the jetty is supported on curved brackets, with dragon beams at the corners.
The gable truss in north-east wall has two struts to the collar and trenched
purlins. Interior: has exposed chamfered and stopped ceiling beams. Stair-
case in south-west wing of C17 has heavy turned baluster, moulded hand rail
and square carved newels.


Listing NGR: SO4842970357

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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