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Church House 20 Yards East of the Church of St Catherine

A Grade II Listed Building in Hentland, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 51.9613 / 51°57'40"N

Longitude: -2.6621 / 2°39'43"W

OS Eastings: 354605

OS Northings: 229408

OS Grid: SO546294

Mapcode National: GBR FN.LN8X

Mapcode Global: VH862.TY1V

Entry Name: Church House 20 Yards East of the Church of St Catherine

Listing Date: 26 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214572

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399430

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

SO 52 NW
3/74 Church House 20 yards
east of the Church of
St Catherine


Schoolroom and schoolhouse, now unoccupied. Circa 1865. Sandstone ashlar
dressings and rubble, brick with hipped slate roofs, brick and sandstone
stacks. Rectangular plan with main elevation to east. Two storeys and
attic. East elevation has 1:1:1 windows, single light to left gable front,
sexfoil above central entry and 3-light mullioned window to right hand side;
ground floor left hand window has single light, with weathered buttress to
left corner; right hand side has full-height canted bay and hipped roof but
with no angle windows, ground floor window is 3-light mullioned with single
transom and relieving arch. Neo-Romanesque centre with one column and leaved
capital dividing two trefoiled heads. Under the right trefoil a square-
headed entrance doorway with rounded shoulders, door with three rows of three
panels has top three glazed in form of lancets; left trefoil has stairs rising
to south, leading to panelled door to schoolroom. South elevation has reliev-
ing arches above two storeys of mullioned windows, the upper with staggered
mullions and with entry to right under chamfered and pointed arch. Interior
of schoolroom has two-bay roof with collar truss, angle struts from king-
strut above collar and principals supported by braces; friezes around wall-
plate level have painted panels of animals, flowers and birds, including
monkey and goats. The schoolroom is very conspicuous from the opposite
bank of the river to east and south from where it forms an important element
in the setting of the Church of St Catherine (qv).

Listing NGR: SO5460429409

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

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