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Description: Moor Hall
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 156310
OS Grid Reference: SO9347578418
OS Grid Coordinates: 393475, 278418
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4037, -2.0973
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SO 97 NW BELBROUGHTON CP MOOR HALL DRIVE (east side)
6/45 Moor Hall
(Formerly listed as
23.4.52 Moor Hall Farmhouse)
Farmhouse, now house. c1680 on old site with mid-C19 alterations and
additions. Handmade brick on chamfered sandstone base, partly rendered;
plain tiled roof with external end chimneys (left chimney is large and has
offsets). Two storeys, attic and cellar; two-course band between main
storeys which continues around left chimney; cogged eaves cornice. Three
bays; windows are C19 insertions with cambered heads and 16-pane sashes;
the ground floor windows break through the two-course band; the central
first floor window has been blocked. Central entrance has a sandstone lintel
and brick pilasters on pedestals; there is a moulded flat canopy on timber
posts and the doorway has a moulded architrave, panelled reveals and soffit
and a 6-panelled door (the upper two panels are glazed). Above the entrance
is a datestone with a cornice and a cable moulded surround inscribed with
the following: "Non Domus/ Dominum/ sed Domi/ nus Domum/ Honestat/ I T E
1680'".: Above the datestone is a Birmingham fire insurance mark. Interior:
some moulded ceiling beams. Otherwise remodelled in C19. There is a late
C18 wing to rear left with decorative cogged courses at its gable end. C19
kitchen wing to rear right. The house is said to have belonged to the Tristram
family. It stands on a moated site, part of which still survives to the south-
west of the house. (VCH 3(i), p 11-12).
Listing NGR: SO9347578418
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Source: English Heritage
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