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Orleton Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Orleton, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.2984 / 52°17'54"N

Longitude: -2.7481 / 2°44'52"W

OS Eastings: 349083

OS Northings: 266964

OS Grid: SO490669

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.XB53

Mapcode Global: VH84H.BH2C

Plus Code: 9C4V77X2+9Q

Entry Name: Orleton Manor

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150106

Location: Orleton, County of Herefordshire, SY8

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Orleton

Built-Up Area: Orleton

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Orleton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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3/84 Orleton Manor

- II*

Manor house. Late C16 to early C17, with some mid-C19 and early C20
alterations, restored late C20. Timber-frame with rendered infill on
rubble plinth under slate roof. U-plan, hall ranged aligned north-east/
south-west. Cross-wings projecting to south-east. Cross-passage at
south end of hall entered through porch, the south door blocked, oriel to
north end of hall. Chimney stack in middle of north cross-wing and laterally
placed on south wall of other wing. North-west front of two storeys, the
cross-wing to left gabled, to right roof returned. To left of hall range
a two-storey semi-octagonal bay window, to left a two-storey gabled porch.
One plus three plus two windows, a 3-light casement to left, the bay with
a 2-light casement to each side, a 2-light casement, a 4-light mullioned
and transomed window in porch, then a 3-light and a 4-light casement. The
last three windows have C17 ovolo moulded windows. Ground floor fenestration
similar, the lower part of the bay restored mid-C20 when it was a porch.
Entrance has a boarded door on strap hinges within a moulded architrave.
Framing is close-studded with mid-rail, left-hand gable has two collars
and studding. Interior the south room of the north cross-wing has re-set
C17 panelling. The north wall has been moved about one metre south, leaving
the fireplace in a cupboard. The room above has re-set panelling with a
frieze. The fireplace has moulded stone jambs and four-centred head. Painted
above it is an ogee head and terminal with repainted inscription: "Honner
Him in hart and souffred on the crosse for thee and worship him". The hall
has exposed moulded ceiling beams. Upstairs over the hall is a passageway,
all the doorways having moulded architraves. (RCHM, 3, p 157, no 2; Parkinson,
J and Ould EA: Old Cottages, Farm Houses and other half-timber buildings in
Shropshire, Herefordshire and Cheshire, 1904, p1 30).

Listing NGR: SO4908366964

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