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Gillow Manor

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9247 / 51°55'28"N

Longitude: -2.6836 / 2°41'0"W

OS Eastings: 353088

OS Northings: 225352

OS Grid: SO530253

Mapcode National: GBR FM.NWH0

Mapcode Global: VH868.FWND

Entry Name: Gillow Manor

Listing Date: 18 May 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399288

Location: Hentland, County of Herefordshire, HR2

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Hentland

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Hentland with Hoarwithy

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

HENTLAND CP
SO 52 NW
3/55 Gillow Manor
18.5.53
II*

House. Late C14, partly rebuilt in C16 and C17 with mid- and late C20
restorations. Coursed sandstone rubble, sandstone ashlar and dressings,
timber-frame, Welsh slate roof and large external sandstone stacks. Roughly
square plan with small courtyard and projecting gatehouse to south-west front.
Cellar, two storeys and attic. South-west elevation has four parts: to the
left gable front with C20 oak mullioned windows of four lights to lower and
two lights to upper floor and a central doorway with a 4-centred head to the
cellar; between the gable front and gatehouse two square headed first floor
openings, beneath the right of which is a C14 unrestored traceried window
with a 2-centred head, label and two cinquefoil-headed lights; the embattled
C14 gatehouse to right of centre has a 4-light mullioned window to right of
which is a small square headed opening under a pent roof, archway is chamfered
with a 4-centred head; to the right of the gatehouse is a two-window front with
C20 oak cross-casements under a roof hipped to the right. North-east elevation
is much restored, to the left is exposed framing of gable front with timbers of
thin scantling and two openings undergoing repair at the time of re-survey
(November 1985) beneath tie-beam supporting queen-struts, collar and V-struts.
Interior has 4-centred barrel vault beneath gatehouse. Heavy ceiling beams
with chamfer-stops in hall to north-east range exposed since removal of partitions
noted in RCHM. Collar queen-strut trusses with V-struts to most of the roofs.
Late C16 open well staircase of four flights with moulded finials to newel
posts and splat balusters. Interior of room behind cinquefoiled window of
south-west range has a C15 statue of almost life-size man. Moat survives
around north-west range. (RCHM, Vol I, p 86-7).


Listing NGR: SO5308825352

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

Description

HENTLAND CP
SO 52 NW
3/55 Gillow Manor
18.5.53
II*

House. Late C14, partly rebuilt in C16 and C17 with mid- and late C20
restorations. Coursed sandstone rubble, sandstone ashlar and dressings,
timber-frame, Welsh slate roof and large external sandstone stacks. Roughly
square plan with small courtyard and projecting gatehouse to south-west front.
Cellar, two storeys and attic. South-west elevation has four parts: to the
left gable front with C20 oak mullioned windows of four lights to lower and
two lights to upper floor and a central doorway with a 4-centred head to the
cellar; between the gable front and gatehouse two square headed first floor
openings, beneath the right of which is a C14 unrestored traceried window
with a 2-centred head, label and two cinquefoil-headed lights; the embattled
C14 gatehouse to right of centre has a 4-light mullioned window to right of
which is a small square headed opening under a pent roof, archway is chamfered
with a 4-centred head; to the right of the gatehouse is a two-window front with
C20 oak cross-casements under a roof hipped to the right. North-east elevation
is much restored, to the left is exposed framing of gable front with timbers of
thin scantling and two openings undergoing repair at the time of re-survey
(November 1985) beneath tie-beam supporting queen-struts, collar and V-struts.
Interior has 4-centred barrel vault beneath gatehouse. Heavy ceiling beams
with chamfer-stops in hall to north-east range exposed since removal of partitions
noted in RCHM. Collar queen-strut trusses with V-struts to most of the roofs.
Late C16 open well staircase of four flights with moulded finials to newel
posts and splat balusters. Interior of room behind cinquefoiled window of
south-west range has a C15 statue of almost life-size man. Moat survives
around north-west range. (RCHM, Vol I, p 86-7).


Listing NGR: SO5308825352

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