Freen's Court 4816

Sutton, Hereford, England

Brief Description

Water features, perhaps the remains of a reflective moat, on the site of a manor house built around 1450 and demolished in 1957.

History

A 15th-century house on an older site, demolished in 1957.

Access & Directions

Directions

Three miles north of Hereford via the A49 and a minor road.
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Sutton
History

Detailed History

Freen's Court originated as the mid-12th century property of the de Fresne family. The manor house was built around 1450, and surrounded with water features which may have included a reflective moat.

The house was demolished in 1957. The layout of the water features becomes partly visible during winter floods.

Period

  • Medieval
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