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Description: Moat Farmhouse
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259338
OS Grid Reference: SJ4571203513
OS Grid Coordinates: 345712, 303513
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6267, -2.8034
There is also a scheduled monument, Moat Farm Moated Site, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
SJ 40 SE CONDOVER C.P. -
9/37 Moat Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C14 or C15, re-modelled C17 with considerable later additions
and alterations. Render and painted brick concealing timber frame on
chamfered sandstone plinth, 7 courses high; slate roofs. House, probably
originally fortified, now consists of hall range with cross-wing projecting
to north-east; this formerly had a timber framed gatehouse attached to
front, demolished c.1950. 2 storeys with cellar on south; north side:
irregular fenestration, late C19 casements, 3 directly below eaves, left
blocked and 2 on ground floor with segmental heads to left and right, left
blocked, one on each floor to left side of cross-wing; roughly central
entrance to hall range with plank door probably C17 under late C19 gabled porch
(another entrance through C20 lean-to porch in angle beteeen hall and cross-
wing); red brick ridge stack immediately above central entrance to hall
with axial red brick ridge stack to right at junction between hall and
cross-wing. Mid-C20 extension to front of cross-wing (partly on site of
gatehouse) rests on original sandstone plinth. Salop Fire Insurance plate
over central entrance to hall range numbered 2138. Interior: room to left
of hall stack has a richly moulded cross-beam ceiling with a carved Tudor
rose boss to centre, C17 oak panelling to right-hand wall with elaborately
carved round-arched overmantel above C20 brick fireplace; room to right
has 2 chamfered cross beams with heavy joists. B.o.E., p.293.
Listing NGR: SJ4571203513
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Source: English Heritage
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