The paper discusses forward and inverse kinematics of a class of four-degree-of-freedom (DOF), four-legged parallel mechanisms providing three rotational and one translational DOFs. A fully parametric analytical form solution to the inverse-position problem is provided. All working modes of the mechanism are shown and discussed. The equations of the forward-position problem are obtained under different leg arrangements, and a numerical example is provided. New special geometries in the class are proposed, including one suitable for keyhole surgery.