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Moat Farmhouse, Otley

Description: Moat Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 286519

OS Grid Reference: TM2229556352
OS Grid Coordinates: 622295, 256352
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1607, 1.2486

Location: Clopton, Suffolk IP6 9PE

Locality: Otley
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP6 9PE

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Listing Text

TM 55 NW
(East side)
Moat Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Late C16 with C17 and C18 additions. Timber framed with
colourwashed render and whitewashed Flemish bond brick with a plaintiled
roof. Two storeys with an attic. Entrance front: C17 portion at left
which has a gable at right. Porch door to left of centre, having an early
C19 pine door of 6 panels, the upper 2 panels glazed and the lower 4 raised
and fielded with a gabled porch in front. To either side are 3-light C19
casements and to the first floor are 2 three-light casements. This portion
of the house is stuccoed and grooved in imitation of ashlar. To right of
this is the C18 addition of Flemish bond brick which has a similar gabled
porch to its left and a similar door. To right of this is a 3-light metal-
framed cambered-headed casement and to the first floor are a 3-light and a
2-light casement, both with cambered heads. Slightly recessed at right of
this is a further one-bay addition with a 1/2-glazed door to the ground floor
and single-light casement to the first floor. To the ridge of the C18
portion is a cross-axial 2-flue stack at the gable end and a similar stack
at left. Left hand gable end: C19 three-light casements to ground and
first floors and a 2-light attic window. Recessed at right of this is the
C17 wing which has a 3-light C20 ground floor casement at right and a 3-
light first floor casement. Below the ridge is a T-shaped massive stack of
English bond brick with a square base and 3 octagonal flues reached by
broach stops. Rear: projecting C17 wing at right with bare ground floor
walling and one window of 4 lights to the first floor. The left flank of
this has a 3-light ground floor C19 casement and a 4-light window with
diamond-section mullions to the first floor. In the re-entrant angle
between this and the C17 range is a C19 staircase addition which has a C20
half-glazed door at right and a single-light window to the first floor. At
left of this is a portion of gabled walling which has a 3-light ground
floor C19 casement and a 2-light first floor window and a single light to
the attic. Slightly projecting at left of this is the C18 portion which
has a 2-light ground floor C20 casement and a 3-light first floor casement,
both C20. Projecting at left of this is a C20 single-storey wing and at
left again is a C20 outshut.

Interior: chamfered ceiling beams and close studding with jowled wall
posts, cross passage, perhaps on the line of a former screens passage.

Listing NGR: TM2229556352

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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