Description: Moat Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281720
OS Grid Reference: TM1405964057
OS Grid Coordinates: 614059, 264057
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2331, 1.1333
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WETHERINGSETT-CUM-BROCKFORD WETHERUP STREET
TM 16 SW
5/135 Moat Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. Mid C16 main range with early C17 cross-wing to left.
Timber framed and rendered, plaintiled roof. 2 cells. 2 storeys and attic.
Cross-wing has projecting gable, the wallplate ends supported on solid
brackets. Various windows, a mixture of casements and small-paned sashes.
Over entrance is an ovolo-mullioned window of early C17. Lobby entrance:
gabled porch with 6-panel raised and fielded door (upper 2 panels glazed).
Internal stack with rendered shaft. Lean-to addition against side wall of
wing. Interior. C16 work once extended to right, but no further to left as
there is evidence for a gable window against the present stack. Most of the
frame in this part is concealed. Roll-moulded ceiling beam in lower room,
later upper ceiling with re-used roll-moulded beam. Wing has plain first
floor studding with no visible bracing. In former outside wall within lean-to
is the projecting moulded sill of a large upper window. On ground floor, an
ovolo-moulded ceiling beam with nicked stops. Intact roof over wing has
clasped and butt purlins, with wind bracing.
Listing NGR: TM1405964057
Source: English Heritage
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