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Moat House, Ridgewell

Description: Moat House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114142

OS Grid Reference: TL7347340609
OS Grid Coordinates: 573473, 240609
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0367, 0.5277

Location: Sparks Lane, Ridgewell, Essex CO9 4SG

Locality: Ridgewell
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4SG

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Listing Text

6/6 Moat House


House, C18, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, partly faced with painted
brickwork, partly plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays
aligned NE-SW, with central stair and entrance hall, and an external chimmey
stack at each end, aspect SE. Rear wing with hipped roof from NE bay, and
single-storey extension with slate lean-to roof beyond. Single-storey extension
with slate lean-to roof in W angle. 2 storeys and attics. Central glazed door
in simple doorcase, and 2 double-hung sash windows of 16 lights, early C19.
First floor, 2 similar windows, and one C19/20 double-hung sash window of 12
lights over door. The lower storey of the front elevation is faced with
brickwork in Flemish bond, the upper storey with stretcher bond, and the sides
are faced with stretcher bond as far as the chimneys, all painted. The
staircase is elegantly curved round an open well, from ground to attic, with
mahogany handrail, plain stick balusters, and scrolled tread ends. All the
internal doors are of 6 panels. Moated site.

Listing NGR: TL7347340609

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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