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Moat House Farmhouse, Wraxall and Failand

Description: Moat House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 33600

OS Grid Reference: ST4868773148
OS Grid Coordinates: 348687, 173148
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4550, -2.7399

Location: Wraxall, North Somerset BS48 1PG

Locality: Wraxall and Failand
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS48 1PG

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Listing Text


3/209 Moat House Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. Mid C17, probably c.1640's, remodelled mid - late c19. Rendered;
tiled roof; brick stacks. 2 storeys, attics and basement to rear. 3 bays:
C20 3-light casement windows; 4-light casement on west gable end with ovolo
moulded mullions and surrounds. Central plank door; gabled projecting porch with
arched doorway and fretted bargeboard. Rear stair tower. Sundial re-set on south-
east corner with a 1640's date inscribed. Rear wing: rubble with a double Roman
tiled roof; 2 storeys; 2-light casement windows under segmental heads, the north
gable end has a 3-light casement with ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds, and
under a relieving arch; the west elevation has a large projecting stack with off-sets.
Interior. Newel stair; the door on the first floor is studded and has strap
hinges with open scroll ends. Rear wing: chamfered lintel to fireplace and chamfered
beams. The present building probably occupies a much older site and is partly
surrounded by a moat.

Listing NGR: ST4868773148

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Source: English Heritage

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