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Description: Moat Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282284
OS Grid Reference: TM3446682479
OS Grid Coordinates: 634466, 282479
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3901, 1.4444
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SOUTH ELMHAM ALL SAINTS' COMMON
TM 38 SW ALL SAINTS & ST. NICHOLAS
4/24 Moat Farmhouse
Farmhouse, moated on 3 sides. Circa 1600. 2 storeys and attics to main
house; 1½ storeys to a small extension on the left dated 1841. Timber-framed
and rendered; black glazed pantiles; formerly thatched. Basic 3-cell form,
with an internal chimney-stack and cross-entry. The internal stack has a
large, square red brick shaft with corbelled head and chimney-pots. A
smaller, similar stack on the right gable. 4 windows and one blank to the
upper floor, 3 windows to the ground floor, all old casements with.transomes,
2-light and 3-light. C19 porch in matching materials: fluted bargeboards,
spike finial, 4-panelled door. Plain interior with much framing covered. On
the left, one bay has wide flat plain joists and a chamfered main beam on the
ground floor. The roof has stepped butt purlins with pared-off ends and an
upper row of clasped purlins. Old plank doors in the attics. The internal
stack may have been inserted into an early smoke-bay.
Listing NGR: TM3446682479
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Source: English Heritage
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