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Description: Moat House
Date Listed: 3 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 195585
OS Grid Reference: TF4870276042
OS Grid Coordinates: 548702, 376042
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2605, 0.2279
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BILSBY THURLBY ROAD
TF 47 NE
3/62 Moat House
Farmhouse. Mid C17 with mid C19 alterations. Red brick in
English bond, steeply pitched pantile roof, with central
clustered ridge stack and reduced tumbled gables. T-plan. 2
storey with garrets, 3 bay front, the central bay advanced and
separately gabled to form 2 storey porch. Deep plinth with
chamfered top, brick band to first floor. The central
contemporary door has a deeply moulded lozenge to upper and lower
panels and is set in an architrave with shield shaped stops.
Door and architrave moved from inside porch to present position.
The doorway has a semi-circular head with imposts and the brick
band is curved over the arch. Either side of the door are C19
inset boot-scrapers. Above is a 3 light sliding sash and to
left hand side is a small semi-circular headed light. The porch
is flanked by single margin lights to each floor. To the rear
is an original 3 light timber cross mullion window with leaded
lights, lighting the stair and a C18 single storey 2 bay kitchen
range with brick coped tumbled gable. Interior has C17 staircase
with square knopped newels and bulbous balusters, probably reset,
with deeply moulded handrail and a chamfered beam in kitchen.
Original pegged, clasped purlin roof with ridge piece. The
house is set in an earlier moated enclosure.
Listing NGR: TF4870276042
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Source: English Heritage
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