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Moat Farmhouse, Horham

Description: Moat Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280989

OS Grid Reference: TM2031671525
OS Grid Coordinates: 620316, 271525
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2976, 1.2296

Location: Redlingfield Road, Horham, Suffolk IP21 5LA

Locality: Horham
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP21 5LA

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Listing Text

TM 27 SW
5/48 Moat Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17. Timber framed and plastered, the ground floor of the
facade cased in colourwashed brick. Weatherboarded gable end to rear. Roof
plaintiled to front and pantiled to rear. 2 storeys and attic. 2-cell, lobby
entry type; the left cell extends to the rear as a short wing. Cl9 casement
windows, 2 to ground floor, 3 to first floor. C19 gabled porch with 6-panel
door (the upper 2 panels glazed) and fretted bargeboards. Lower portion of
stack is original: oblong base and 4 truncated shafts grouped in sawtooth
form, with double roll moulds at the base; above is a plain C19 shaft.
Victorianised interior. Plain studding visible on first floor, with evidence
for many original windows; the right hand chamber had a continuous row of 4
windows, alternately deep and shallow. Ovolo bridging beams in both ground
floor rooms, the joists largely concealed. Newel stair to first floor and
solid-tread attic stair. Roof has one row of clasped purlins and one-way
cranked wind bracing. The house is surrounded by a medieval moat.

Listing NGR: TM2031671525

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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