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Upper Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Clifford, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.1018 / 52°6'6"N

Longitude: -3.1049 / 3°6'17"W

OS Eastings: 324417

OS Northings: 245400

OS Grid: SO244454

Mapcode National: GBR F2.9LH5

Mapcode Global: VH77T.4FFN

Plus Code: 9C4R4V2W+P3

Entry Name: Upper Court

Listing Date: 29 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153692

Location: Clifford, County of Herefordshire, HR3

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Clifford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Clifford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO 24 NW CLIFFORD CP A 438 (east side)

1/71 Upper Court


Farmhouse. Mid-C16 with C17 and later additions. Rubble, stone slate
roof. U-plan, front range north/south forms original house, east/west
range from south end; another north/south range contains the offices
(kitchen, dairy and so on). North/south front range: cross-wing at north
end, about same length as width of house because of C19 brick lean-to on
east side; central porch on this side, basically mid-C16, stack on west
wall of cross-wing, and south-west corner; east/west range mid C17; other north/
south range late C17. West front: 2 storeys, gable to left, 2 lateral stacks;
irregular fenestration, 1:2:1 windows, 4-pane flush boxed sashes; ground floor:
two 4-pane boxed sashes to left under concrete lintels; half-glazed door left
of centre with overlight and late C19 gabled hood; 4-light casement with
concrete lintel to right. North wall of north cross-wing has a reset lancet
near north-east corner, perhaps C13 from Clifford Castle (qv). Porch on
east wall probably early C17 with exposed framing, 2 curved raking struts
to gable. Interior: heavily moulded ceiling beams to central ground floor
room. Moulded door surround to upper room of porch. The mid-C19 outshot
contains a Chinese Chippendale style staircase. (RCHM 1, p 41, no 15).

Listing NGR: SO2441745400

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