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Moat Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Longden, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.669 / 52°40'8"N

Longitude: -2.8157 / 2°48'56"W

OS Eastings: 344934

OS Northings: 308235

OS Grid: SJ449082

Mapcode National: GBR BF.4ZDH

Mapcode Global: WH8BZ.Q5CP

Entry Name: Moat Hall

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176555

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259445

Location: Longden, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Longden

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Great Hanwood

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 40 MW PONTESBURY C.P. -

4/143 Moat Hall
-

- II

Farmhouse. Early C17 with later additions and alterations. Timber
frame mainly concealed by red brick to ground floor and roughcast above,
plain tile roof. L-plan; hall (formerly jettied to east) with short
cross-wing to south-west later extended westwards under a slightly
lower roof. 2 storeys and attic; framing: close studding said to be
exposed to west wall of cross-wing; 3-window east front, 3-light mid-
C20 wooden mullioned and transomed windows with French window to lower
left and gabled dormers above in roof slope; central entrance under
open timber porch; prominent axial red brick stack in roof slope to
right and another stack behind ridge at junction between hall range
and cross-wing. The west wall of the cross-wing is said to have an
original window to ground floor and the brackets of an oriel window
above. Interior: not inspected, but noted as having an original newel
staircase to one side of cross-wing stack; ceiling beam to hall with
ovolo-moulded chamfer stops and in bedroom above a plaster ceiling
ornamented in relief with a central Tudor rose, bay trees, oak trees,
vines and fleurs-de-lys. The house was formerly surrounded by a circular
moat. Access to premises not possible at time of re-survey (January 1985).
V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.263; H.E. Forrest, Some Old Shropshire Houses (1924),
Pp.181-3.


Listing NGR: SJ4493408235

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