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Description: Moor House Farmhouse and Wall Adjoining to South West
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183432
OS Grid Reference: SD8192251216
OS Grid Coordinates: 381922, 451216
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9567, -2.2770
SD 85 SW PAYTHORNE
SD 819 512
1/113 Moor House Farmhouse and wall
adjoining to south-west (formerly
listed as Moor House including
House, late C18th. Squared rubble with sandstone dressings and slate
roof. Double-pile plan with gabled chimneys. A symmetrical composition
of 2 storeys and 3 bays, with projecting quoins. The windows to the
outer bays are tripartite with plain stone surrounds and square
mullions. The outer lights of each window are fixed with glazing
bars. The inner lights are sashed with glazing bars on the ground floor
and sashed on the 1st floor. The central 1st floor window is blank with
imitation glazing bars. The central doorway has a solid stone porch
with moulded pediment. At the rear 2 outer bays have 2-light windows
with plain stone surround and square mullions. Between them is a
stair window with plain stone surround and semi-circular head with
keystone. To its right is a chamfered doorway with triangular head,
probably C17th and re-used. It is now covered by a glazed porch.
Adjoining to the west is an orchard wall of watershot limestone with
sandstone dressings. It has a flat coping, a door at the east with
plain stone surround, and, on the south side, 4 shallow recesses. Each
has a semi-circular arch with keystone and tooled voussoirs.
Listing NGR: SD8192251216
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Source: English Heritage
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