British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Moat Farmhouse, Cretingham

Description: Moat Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286464

OS Grid Reference: TM2353161375
OS Grid Coordinates: 623531, 261375
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2052, 1.2700

Location: Cretingham, Suffolk IP13 7AZ

Locality: Cretingham
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP13 7AZ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

TM 26 SW
1/50 Moat Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Dated to gable bressumer 1602. Timber frame with colourwashed
render and brick with a pantile roof, originally thatched. Two storeys
with attic. Entrance front: projecting later wing at right with a hipped
roof which has to its left flank a 4-light window at right and a C20 single
light placed in an earlier opening at left. To the first floor at right is
a 3-light C19 casement and to left a 2-light C20 window. The axial range
at left of this has decorative pargetting with a C19 half-glazed door at
near centre beneath the ridge stack. To right of this is a C20 window and
at left a similar. The first floor has two C20 windows in earlier
openings. To the ridge at left is a chimney stack with rectangular base
and sawtooth flues. The left hand gable end has C19 French windows to the
ground floor and a central light to the first floor with a 3-light window
at either side to the upper wall with ovolo-moulded surround and mullions.
Decoratively carved brackets at either side support the jettied gable which
has a decoratively carved bressumer incorporating an attached timber plate
which bears the initials I E and the date 1602 twice. Two-light C19 or C20
attic window. The left hand side has the later timber-framed wing at left
which has two 3-light ground floor windows and a 2-light and a 3-light
window to the first floor. The gable end at right of this has a C20
single-flue stack at right with offsets and at left of this a sash window
of 3 x 3 panes and a C19 casement to the gable. Rear: doorway at right of
centre beneath the stack. At right of this is a C20 window and to left 2
similar windows. At first floor level is a C20 window at left and to left
of centre a C19 sash window of 3 x 2 panes. Above the door is a 3-light
window with ovolo-moulded mullions and surround.
Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM2353161375

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.