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Moses Hill Farm, Fernhurst

Description: Moses Hill Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 301750

OS Grid Reference: SU8913129984
OS Grid Coordinates: 489131, 129984
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0623, -0.7295

Location: Fernhurst, West Sussex GU27 3LU

Locality: Fernhurst
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: GU27 3LU

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Listing Text

SU 82 NE
6/24 Moses Hill Farm

Farmhouse. West part is a C14 former open hall with inserted ceiling and
chimneystack of c1600 when the property was owned by a John Moses, with a
formerly detached hunting lodge of c1860 to the east, the two parts linked by a
wing of c1904. West wing is timberframed faced in stone rubble. Steeply
pitched tiled roof with large panelled brick chimneystack. North front has
exposed jowled posts with diagonal tension braces and 1 blocked 4 light
C16 diamond mullioned window. Gabled dormer and 3 C20 windows. West front has
4 modern dormers. South front has exposed framing on the 1st floor, close-
studding with some diagonal tension braces. The central link block of 1904 is
roughcast to the ground floor and hung with fishscale tiles above. East wing of
c1860 is of red brick (partially painted) on the ground floor and tile hung on
the 1st floor with tiled roof and casement windows. West wing has a lounge with
c1600 large 4-centred arched brick fireplace and inserted ceiling with 2 inch
chamfered spine beam with lamb's tongue stops and similar detailed floor
joists. 1st floor has thick upright posts with wide jowls. Sans-purlin roof
with crown posts, square in section, with curved head braces and curved tension
braces on either side. C14 carpenter's marks. End bay to south has pattern of
curved tension bracing additionally underneath the tie beam and rush light
marks. Attic not inspected but smoke blackened rafters reported. East wing has
c1860 wooden mantelpiece and cupboards in early C17 style with cocks head hinges
and 6 panelled doors. In the late C19 a gamekeeper occupied part of the west
wing which also had stabling.

Listing NGR: SU8913129984

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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