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Court of Hill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nash, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.3534 / 52°21'12"N

Longitude: -2.5865 / 2°35'11"W

OS Eastings: 360149

OS Northings: 272975

OS Grid: SO601729

Mapcode National: GBR BR.SV86

Mapcode Global: VH84D.33ZQ

Plus Code: 9C4V9C37+99

Entry Name: Court of Hill

Listing Date: 12 November 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483998

Location: Court of Hill, Shropshire, SY8

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Nash

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Burford, 1st Portion

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SO67SW Court of Hill


Manor house. Medieval origins, rebuild dated 1683 with
alterations early C19 and 1927. Brick with ashlar quoins and
dressings, and cyma-moulded ashlar string course at first
floor and below cornice. Hipped plain-tile roof with deep
concave plastered cornice below deep eaves. 3 large brick
lateral stacks with cluster of spurred shafts and caps, ridge
stack with 3 diagonal shafts to east extension ridge. Original
rectangular double-pile plan with later extension wings to
EXTERIOR: 2-storey and attic. South front is a 2-storey,
7-window range with restored wood mullion and transom windows
with ashlar surrounds. Central glazed panelled door with
ashlar surround, flat gauged ashlar lintel with central carved
console keystone, ashlar tablet with armorial bearings over,
dated 1683. 4 hipped dormers with 2-light casements.
West side: 4-window range, with 3 windows blocked, leaving
single mullion and transom window to left. Similar window to
2-storey extension to left of original west side. Venetian
window with ashlar surround to right at ground floor with left
side covered by later projecting single-storey entrance
extension with flat roof and parapet. Extension with ashlar
entrance door surround flanked by tall multi-pane windows with
Venetian window to left. 2 hipped dormers with 2-light
East side: 4-window range of mullion and transom windows with
that to left now blocked and that to right altered with raised
head. Ground floor to left covered by later projecting
single-storey bay window with crenellated parapet. 2 hipped
dormers with 2-light casements. Stone rubble wing to right of
2-storey, 2-window range of restored 6/6 sashes with flat
lintels, single hipped dormer.
Rear: 2-window range of mullion and transom windows with
gauged brick lintels with brick hoodmould over, covered to
right with 2-storey brick west extension bay, covered at the
centre with small 2-storey brick projection and to left with
2-storey and attic stone rubble wing continued with
single-storey and attic stone rubble wing.
INTERIOR: C17 staircase with open well and heavy balusters
with diagonal boarding covering the tread ends. Restored and
reset C17 panelling and overmantel in former entrance hall.
Early C19 coffered ceiling with naturalistic foliate
ornamented friezes.
The arms over the former south entrance are reputed to be of
the builder of the 1683 work, Andrew Hill, with his arms
impaling those of his wife Anne Powys of Henley near Ludlow.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Shropshire:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex: 1958-: 115).

Listing NGR: SO6014972975

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