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The Moat House The Moat House and Barn, Coventry

Description: The Moat House The Moat House and Barn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 218537

OS Grid Reference: SP3043577216
OS Grid Coordinates: 430435, 277216
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3921, -1.5542

Location: Sir Henry Parkes Road, Coventry CV4 8EG

Locality: Coventry
County: Coventry
Country: England
Postcode: CV4 8EG

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Listing Text

No 1 (The Moat House),
No 2 (The Moat House) and
Barn to No 2.
(Formerly listed as The Moat House)
SP 37 NW 17/327 5.2.55.


C16 timber framed house divided into 2 cottages. Red brick casing and partial
rebuilding in early C19. 2 storeys, 2 ledged doors, simple early C19 casement
windows. No 1 has plaque of 1940 commemorating birth here, 27.5.1815 of Sir Henry
Parkes (1815-96) Prime Minister of New South Wales.
2nd plaque, 1950, commemorates gift of 4 bricks from the cottage, 2 to Melbourne
Museum, 2 to New Coventry, New South Wales.

Listing NGR: SP3043577216

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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