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The Mynde, Much Dewchurch

SMR Number
: 6801
Grid Reference
: SO 470 297

Rubble, three storey house with cellars & slate roof. It is late C15 hall house with cross wings at the N & S ends which were extended in the C16, Early in the C18 the orig building was almost entirely remodelled & the external walls recased or rebuilt. (1)
Manor, belonged to Bodenhams until last century, but now attached to the Mynde.... Hist of Pye family....there are but few traces of antiquity about the existing house which was built in the last century. (3) Dendrochronology dating concludes that the construction date of the house was AD1619-35. (4).
Chris Musson's 2003 colour slide aerial photograph catalogue (5) (6)

Monument Type(s)

  1. HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Files

    Sources and Further Reading

    1. <1>SHE350 - Bibliographic reference: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments. 1931. Inventory of Monuments, Herefordshire South-West, Vol I. Herefordshire South-West, Vol 1. I.
    2. <2>SHE11771 - Bibliographic reference: Robinson, Rev C J. 1872. A History of the Mansions and Manors of Herefordshire.
    3. <4>SHE14275 - Unpublished Report: Nayling, Nigel. 2001. Tree-ring analysis of timbers from The Mynde, Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire. EH Centre for Archaeology Report.. English Heritage. 5/2001.
    4. <5>SHE17661 - Aerial Photograph: Musson, C R. 31/08/2003. 03-C-1302. The Herefordshire Aerial Survey Phase I. Oblique. Colour.
    5. <6>SHE17662 - Aerial Photograph: Musson, C R. 31/08/2003. 03-C-1303. The Herefordshire Aerial Survey Phase I. Oblique. Colour.

    Associated events

    1. EHE477 - (Ref: SMR Event: 30827)

    Associated Historic Landscape Character Records

    1. HHE465 - Areas Retaining Historic Parkland - Areas Retaining Historic Parkland
    Last Updated: 23/07/2010 12:35:57