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Caradoc Court

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

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Latitude: 51.9441 / 51°56'38"N

Longitude: -2.6435 / 2°38'36"W

OS Eastings: 355866

OS Northings: 227485

OS Grid: SO558274

Mapcode National: GBR FP.MLX1

Mapcode Global: VH869.4DCH

Plus Code: 9C3VW9V4+JJ

Entry Name: Caradoc Court

Listing Date: 18 May 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399929

ID on this website: 101214935

Location: Pict's Cross, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Sellack

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Sellack

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO 52 NE
4/137 Caradoc Court


Country house. C16 and C17, substantially remodelled in mid-C19. Timber-
frame, limestone and sandstone ashlar with tiled roofs and diagonal shafts
to stacks. Roughly rectangular plan aligned almost east/west with entrance
front to south. Cellar, two storeys and attic. South elevation has 1:3:1:2:1
windows with mullions and transoms. One central and two outer Dutch gables.
Left gable has 3-light window in attic and two storeys of semi-circular bay
windows each of nine lights, the upper bay with balustrade. C19 porch to
left of centre has strap-work frieze. In attic above the porch a Dutch attic
gablet with 2-light window. Central part has two-storey canted bay window
and 2-light attic window in Dutch gable. To right of centre and immediately
to left of the right-hand outer gable is a blocked moulded 4-centred arch
reported by RCHM as leading formerly into small courtyard. Right-hand gable
has 2-light attic window and three lights to windows of lower storeys, all
with hoodmoulds. Each of the Dutch gables has three moulded finials to apex
and shoulders. Attached to right-hand side is a C19 wing recessed behind the
right gable front with a small yard entered through a pair of gate-piers with
oval finials. Rear elevation to north has three gables to centre with close-
studded timber-framing and moulded bressummers, all much restored. Interior
(not inspected) reported by RCHM as having C17 plaster ceilings and panelling
with painted panels in attic. The small rear courtyard is roofed in glass
supported by early C20 open-work girders. In the south-west corner of the court-
yard is a small wooden tower, probably c1900, with a fish-scale cupola.
(RCHM Vol I, p 236-7).

Listing NGR: SO5586627485

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