Alton Court 4518

Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, England

Brief Description

A 17th-century timber-framed house, the former home of the Bishop of Hereford's huntsman in the mediaeval park of Penyard Chase. The remains of early fishponds and a rabbit warren are nearby.

History

This is a 17th-century house on the site of the mediaeval huntsman's house of Penyard Chase, a deer park of the Bishops of Hereford.

Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Ross Rural
History

Period

  • Medieval (1066-1540)
References