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Moat Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bures St. Mary, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9802 / 51°58'48"N

Longitude: 0.7935 / 0°47'36"E

OS Eastings: 591946

OS Northings: 234993

OS Grid: TL919349

Mapcode National: GBR RKJ.X06

Mapcode Global: VHKFJ.PHW9

Entry Name: Moat Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 278697

Location: Bures St. Mary, Babergh, Suffolk, CO8

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Bures St. Mary

Civil Parish/community: Bures St Mary

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bures St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

BURES ST MARY
1.
5377
TL 9134
26/114 Moat Farmhouse

II -
Farmhouse, now house. Early C16, with C17 porch and C15 rear range remodelled
in C17. Render over timber frame; plain old tile roofs, hipped with gablets to
early C16 front range and gabled to rear range; early C16 brick rear lateral
stack, with brattished relief panels and 3 diagonally-set brick flues; large
C16/early C17 brick external end stack to left of rear range. Early C16 house
of conventional 3-unit plan with central hall, opening into rear left range used
as a service range and back kitchen since the C16. Early C16 2-storey, 3-window
range with mid C20 sashes and mid C20 panelled door to gabled 2-storey porch to
left of centre; C16 3-light wood-mullioned window adjoins rear stack. Rear
left range has mid C20 sashes to front bay and mid C20 flat roof to early/mid
C19 brick rear outshot; one-storey, 2-window range extension further to left.
Interior: exposed good-quality C16 timber frame; small service chamber to left
of central hall which has hollow-moulded joists to pyramidal-stopped chamfered
beam and moulded beam with cusped stop, a C16 Tudor-arched brick fireplace,
2 bays to right with plain joists and chamfered beams; mortices for removed
diamond-mullioned windows. Studded partitions flanking hall range are continued
into roof framing, with 2-bay crown-post roof with lateral bracing to octagonal
crown post set on braced and cambered first-floor tie beam; two short bays to
right with close-studded trusses, the one to right having a cambered tie beam,
and a transverse partition; similar closed truss and transverse partition to bay
on left; remains of early C16 combed pargetting around rear lateral stack. Rear
left range of 3 bays with bracing to tie beams; C17 clasped-purlin roof to right
of C15 coupled-rafter roof; ground-floor room has C17 chamfered beams, chamfered
bressummer overopen fireplace and long shutter slide to beam on right. A good
example of an early C16 2-storey house, with a crown-post roof to the central
upper chamber and standing on a moated site.


Listing NGR: TL9194634993

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