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Burton Court, Eardisland

SMR Number
: 1688
Grid Reference
: SO 4226 5718

Late C18 building, except for the great hall, which is of early C14 date. Under present possessor house undergoing extensive alterations which brought to light a fine timber roof and other interesting features. Dingley sketched the Old Court (1680) seems to have been a long rambling building with many gables & projecting porch. (2) Members of the archaeology section of the Woolhope Club visited the site. Pointers were discussed as to the possibility that the site was once a fortified house. Members also visited the basement under the 14th century hall with considerable stone work, some re used. There is also a deep stone lined well under the hall. (3)

Monument Type(s)

  1. HOUSE (14th Century - 1301 AD to 1400 AD)
  2. HOUSE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

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Protected status

  1. Listed Building (II*) 149825: BURTON COURT

Associated Historic Landscape Character Records

  1. HHE219 - Adaptation of Earlier Enclosure System - Former Common Arable Fields - L2 Linking Type