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Moor Farmhouse, Middleton

Description: Moor Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 285680

OS Grid Reference: TM4172867783
OS Grid Coordinates: 641728, 267783
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2551, 1.5404

Locality: Middleton
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP17 3LN

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Listing Text


6/85 Moor Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C16; brick south gable added mid C16 when part
of the house was raised; mid C20 extension to rear. Timber
framed and plastered, red brick gable ends, brick casing to
ground floor of facade; roof of modern concrete pantiles. 2
storeys and attic. 3 window range, mid C20 casements with square
leaded panes; mid C20 lean-to porch and boarded door; 2 gabled
dormers to rear. Very fine south gable: crowstepped, with square
finials above the corbelled eaves; a pair of windows at ground
and first floor levels (those to the first floor blocked); above
each window is a short moulded brick band, and over each band is
an unusual raised brick ornament comprising an upright oblong
with three-quarter circles above and below; this is repeated 3
times above each window, altered slightly on the first floor;
central recessed blank panel at attic level; stack with 3
detached octagonal flues with moulded bases, the caps missing.
First floor bedroom to south has good brick fireplace with 4-
centre arch; above is a very fine plaster overmantel, richly
decorated with foliated and floral motifs and with Tudor roses in
2 spandrels; this room has ovolo-moulded joists in the ceiling.
Sandon, Suffolk House, 1977, p.275.

Listing NGR: TM4172867783

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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