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Estate Building, Home Farmhouse, Moccas

Description: Estate Building, Home Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 150003

OS Grid Reference: SO3585243414
OS Grid Coordinates: 335852, 243414
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0853, -2.9376

Location: Moccas, County of Herefordshire HR2 9LH

Locality: Moccas
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR2 9LH

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Listing Text

SO 34 SE
4/44 Estate building,
Home Farmhouse


Estate building, incorporating workshops, cart house, stables and hay loft.
1783 - 1784, probably by Anthony Keck. Brick with ashlar dressings and
a graduated stone tile roof. A square plan block with central courtyard
aligned with main front to south-west. A further range extends to south-
east from the eastern corner. Main (south-west) front is symmetrical,
the side ranges gabled and slightly advanced, the central entrance advanced
with a pediment bearing a clock face, capped above by a hexagonal cupola
containing a bell. The entrance below has a semi-circular arch. Ranges
to each side of two storeys with three 6-pane sashes under segmental heads.
Below these are semi-circular headed recesses, the top filled by a lunette
window, the sills formed by a stone band. Rear of courtyard opposite
entrance has eight tall entrances with semi-circular arches and double
doors. Carriageway through the right-hand range leads out of yard, and
on the other side are stable entrances below segmental headed openings
of hay loft. Subsidiary range attached at this side has ten openings
with semi-elliptical arches below eight segmental headed openings to hay
loft. Right-hand end finished with a gable containing a small pigeon loft.
(Thompson, N: "Moccas Court, Herefordshire - I", Country Life, Vol 160,
p 1477, pl 10; 18.11.76).

Listing NGR: SO3585243414

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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