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Old Court Hotel

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

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Latitude: 51.8537 / 51°51'13"N

Longitude: -2.6509 / 2°39'3"W

OS Eastings: 355265

OS Northings: 217432

OS Grid: SO552174

Mapcode National: GBR FN.TK28

Mapcode Global: VH86P.0NFT

Plus Code: 9C3VV83X+FJ

Entry Name: Old Court Hotel

Listing Date: 18 May 1963

Last Amended: 18 May 1964

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421601

Also known as: The Old Court Hotel, Ross-On-Wye

ID on this website: 101225292

Location: Whitchurch, County of Herefordshire, HR9

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Whitchurch

Built-Up Area: Whitchurch

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Old Court Hotel


Former manor house, now hotel. C16 with C17 additions, altered C20.
Coursed and square sandstone rubble, ashlar dressings, turnerized
stone slated roof. Irregular E-shaped plan with broadly central
forward projecting porch facing north. C20 additions to rear at south-
west, two external stacks to rear, west one now enclosed by C20 extension,
further lateral stack to return of west cross-wing. North front: two
storeys and attics, mainly stone mullioned windows with square-headed
hoodmoulds; one range of 5-light stone mullioned windows to gable end
of west cross-wing, tall 3-light mullioned and transomed window lights
stair to west of two-storey gabled porch with heavy ledged door. Five-
light window to east of porch and further range of altered similar
mullioned windows to east gable end of cross-wing. Interior: Hall:
of two storeys and three bays, panelled cross-beamed ceiling with moulded
members, timber-framed internal partitions; close-studding with two
blocked doorways with 4-centred heads flanking inserted doorway to
screen at west end, large open fireplace. The house is a fine example
of a stone built manor house of this period, (it may be a cladding of
a timber-framed house). (RCHM p 254).

Listing NGR: SO5526517432

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