31 HAREWOOD (D.c.).
(O.S. 6 in. XLVI, S.W.)
Harewood is a small parish 7½ m. S. of Hereford.
(1). Church of St. Denis was entirely re-built in
1864, but contains from an earlier building the
Fittings—Churchyard Cross: In garden of house,
with plain rectangular base and broken shaft with
stop-chamfered angles, 15th or early 16th-century.
Floor-slab: of white marble, to Sir John Hoskyns,
Bart., 1705. Font: with plain circular stem and square
bowl tapering slightly towards the bottom, sides each
with four shallow recessed round-headed panels; said
to have been brought from Chardstock, Dorsetshire,
12th-century. Plate: includes cup of 1571, with bowl
engraved with bands and conventional foliage; cover-paten having the same marks and, on the knop, the
date 1571. Miscellanea: In garden of house, part of a
15th-century gable-cross, and the base of another cross
with shaped upper corners and cone-shaped socket for
(2). Harewood Park, in the middle of the parish,
is said to be the site of a Preceptory of the Templars,
but no traces of a building of this date can now be
seen. The present house is modern, though the E.
wall of the basement is of roughly coursed sandstone
rubble and has one one-light and four two-light
square-headed windows with chamfered jambs, all of
16th-century date. The opposite wall, inside the
building and running up through the house, is of the
same date and has a blocked square-headed doorway at
the N. end, and a 16th-century fireplace in the attic.
N.E. of the room in the basement is another room
retaining mediæval work including the jambs of a
door, a fireplace, and two rectangular recesses with