Description: Moor House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 329071
OS Grid Reference: SE6627073548
OS Grid Coordinates: 466270, 473548
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1535, -0.9868
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HOVINGHAM HOVINGHAM TO TERRINGTON
SE 67 SE BANK ROAD
(east side, off)
5/115 Moor House Farmhouse
House. Late C18 with earlier origins. Hammer-dressed limestone, Welsh
slate roof. Probably 3-cell single-storey farmhouse, later substantially
rebuilt as an eyecatcher. Gable end to garden. 3-storey central bay with
flanking single-storey bays with attics beneath catslide roofs. Central bay
breaks forward and is quoined. Band at ground-floor sill level is
continuous to outer bays. Replacement 8-pane sash flanked by blind niches,
with 8-pane sashes to outer bays. First floor: 8-pane sash flanked by blind
niches, with oculi to outer bay attics. Second floor: 2-light Yorkshire
sash flanked by blind niches. Rock-faced architraves to all windows except
oculi. Gable coping and shaped kneelers to central bay and outer bays.
Stacks rising through pitch of roof. Entrance to return wall. Interior:
inglenook fireplace to southern room, with cambered bressumer and cupboard
with butterfly hinges to left side. Stop-chamfered ceiling beam. Cupboards
to west side of each room suggest position of original rear passage. Squat
4-fielded-panel doors on H-L hinges to ground and first floor. Northern
room has keyed round-arched built-in corner cupboard with fielded-panels to
door. Staircase: close string with column-on-vase square-knop balusters.
Listing NGR: SE6627073548
Source: English Heritage
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