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Lower Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Kinsham, Herefordshire,

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Latitude: 52.2743 / 52°16'27"N

Longitude: -2.9381 / 2°56'17"W

OS Eastings: 336089

OS Northings: 264427

OS Grid: SO360644

Mapcode National: GBR B8.YZ6W

Mapcode Global: VH774.133C

Plus Code: 9C4V73F6+PQ

Entry Name: Lower Court

Listing Date: 19 August 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149151

Location: Kinsham, County of Herefordshire, LD8

County: Herefordshire,

Civil Parish: Kinsham

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Presteigne with Discoed

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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- II

Farmhouse, now sub-divided into three tenements. C15 north-east wing
extended to south during C17, mid-C19 refacing and further alterations.
Timber-framed, of mainly square panelling but with heavy swept bracing
to earlier wing; some wattle-and-daub infill remaining but mainly brick
and C2O infill. Sandstone rubble plinth. Later additions and later re-
facing to east side. Slate roofs; brick stacks. Early wing aligned east/
west with later wing extending to south at east, further additions to west
side in angle of wings and to south gable end; axial stack to earlier wing
and gable-end stack to south. Entrances to west and east of south wing
and to north of earlier wing. Two storeys. West front: gable end of
earlier wing to left with jettied upper floor supported on mutilated
brackets and moulded ends to joists. Four-light C20 glazing bar casement
window; similar slightly larger window to ground floor. Later addition
in angle to right with 8-paned C20 casement on ground floor. C17 wing
to right with one 6-paned casement window and one 2-light C20 casement
window on ground floor. Ledged door with brick surround to left and 2-
light casement window to right. Single-storey extension further to right.
Interior of earlier wing retains two ogee-headed doorways; C17 wing retains
a mutilated cross-beamed ceiling. (RCHM, Vol III, p 101).

Listing NGR: SO3608964427

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