Description: The Moor House
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275247
OS Grid Reference: SJ8990460077
OS Grid Coordinates: 389904, 360077
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1378, -2.1524
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BIDDULPH C.P. OVERTON ROAD (north side)
SJ 85 NE
3/40 The Moor House
House, now flats. Mid-C19. Rock faced, coursed stone and smooth dressings;
tiled roof with dressed verge parapets and finials; twinned, corniced
ashlar side stacks. Irregular, loosely Italianate composition forming
'U' plan open to frontage. 2- and 3-storey entrance elevation on plinth
of gabled two-storey projection (former service) wing to left and entrance
wing to right; set-back to centre with gable to left; 4-stage campanile
set back to right side; buttressed, strings at stages, dentil, corniced
and brought-in to reduced 2-light bell chamber with pyramidal roof.
Round-arch windows, transomed and corbel hooded to gables; 3- and 2-
light to set-back, 2 to entrance and in a range of 2 single lights in
cavetto reveals to campanile; flat-roofed single-storey tripartite
balustraded, pilastered, projecting porch to entrance gable with flanking
side-lights and round-arch entry to part-glazed doors. Commanding
position in Parkland setting.
Listing NGR: SJ8990460077
Source: English Heritage
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