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The Moorings

A Grade II Listed Building in Leigh, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1583 / 52°9'29"N

Longitude: -2.3264 / 2°19'34"W

OS Eastings: 377770

OS Northings: 251166

OS Grid: SO777511

Mapcode National: GBR 0F2.LP7

Mapcode Global: VH92Y.M0HR

Entry Name: The Moorings

Listing Date: 8 October 1975

Last Amended: 9 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 153374

Location: Leigh, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR13

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Leigh

Built-Up Area: Leigh Sinton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Leigh and Bransford

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

LEIGH CP SHERRIDGE LANE (off)
SO 75 SE
Leigh Sinton
2/61
The Moorings
8.10.75 (formerly listed as
3 cottages attached to
Lower House Farm)
- II
House. Early C19 with C20 alterations and late-medieval remains. Brick
with remains of cruck frame and tile roof. Two storeys. Three C20 casement
windows on ground floor and four on first floor. Doorway to right of first
ground floor window, with blocked doorway to its right. Second blocked door-
way to left of third window. Roof hipped at left. Chimney to right of second
ground floor window. Interior: middle room on ground floor contains inglenook
fireplace and two chamfered ceiling beams. Parts of three cruck trusses remain.
The right-hand (eastern) truss has blades visible only on the ground floor.
The western truss is visible on the first floor and has a collar, tie-beam
and outriders. The middle truss, visible on the first floor appears to be
the central truss of an open hall. It has an arch-braced collar with one
brace cut through by a later doorway. Above the collar is a king-strut which
terminates at a yoke below the apex, and two raking struts. Part of the collar
is smoke-blackened. Towards the east on the first floor knee-braces which
support a purlin were inserted when the brick front wall was built and the eaves
raised.


Listing NGR: SO7777051166

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