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Description: Moor Wood
Date Listed: 12 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 131038
OS Grid Reference: SP0035508581
OS Grid Coordinates: 400355, 208581
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7759, -1.9962
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6/14 Moor Wood
Large country house. mid-late C18, extended c1820 and 1920. early
range pebbledashed, early C19 and C20 extensions coursed squared
and dressed limestone; stone slate roofing with ashlar stacks.
Rectangular main body with early C19 extension to each gable end;
C20 extension runs away to the left of the rear left-hand corner.
Main body: 2 storeys with the gables of the early C19 ranges
projecting forwards slightly either side. Two-storey 2:3:1-
windowed facade with the C18 range at centre. Single 12-pane sash
with plain architrave and keystone lower left; large C20
tripartite sash with a matching dressed stone surround to the
right. Nine-pane sashes with similar surrounds to the first floor.
Early C19 door with six beaded panels lower right within a
rusticated surround flanked by engaged Ionic columns with a
pulvinated frieze and a hall light with circular glazing bars
above. Twelve-pane sashes with slatted shutters to the ground and
first floors of the wings. Right-hand return; symmetrical 5-
windowed facade lit by 12-pane sashes with slatted shutters;
moulded cornice and parapet, returned at ends. Central early C19
door with six beaded panels and a fanlight flanked by engaged Doric
columns supporting an open pediment. Two-storey C20 extension; 12
and 9-pane sashes with plain dressed stone architraves. Roof of
main body hipped with gable-end, axial and lateral stacks.
Interior not accessible. Formerly known as The Moor, it was
usually the abode of men of substance; Eycott, Agg, Small, Haines,
Longworth and Robinson.
(N. Kingsley notes for forthcoming book n.d.)
Listing NGR: SP0035508581
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Source: English Heritage
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