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The Moat House, St Paul Malmesbury Without

Description: The Moat House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 315775

OS Grid Reference: ST9405685339
OS Grid Coordinates: 394056, 185339
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5669, -2.0871

Location: St Paul Malmesbury Without, Wiltshire SN16 0ER

Locality: St Paul Malmesbury Without
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN16 0ER

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Listing Text

WITHOUT (east side)

5/152 The Moat House
(formerly listed as
12.12.51 Dower House)


Former service building to royal stud farm, now detached house.
Early C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. Some rubble and
colourwashed brick with stone dressings, stone slate roof and rear
brick stacks. Rectangular plan with C17 section to the west and
C19 addition to the east end. Two-storey and attic, 3-window
courtyard front. Windows to the left are 2 and 3-light C19
casements, ovolo-moulded mullions to ground floor right; attic
windows are under 2 gables which are C19 insertions. Plank door
off-set to left. West end wall has further mullioned fenestration
and gabled porch with plank door. Former hipped roof to west end
breached by the C19 gables. Lean-to milking loggia on circular
brick piers to rear wall.
Interior. Several chamfered beams, rustic plaster motif to ceiling
of ground floor room in centre, plain C18 staircase with mahogany
handrail and square balusters and original butt-purlin, collar-beam
roof structure with C19 modifications. The building is reputed to
have served as a Quaker meeting house.

Listing NGR: ST9405685339

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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