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Moat House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.455 / 51°27'17"N

Longitude: -2.7399 / 2°44'23"W

OS Eastings: 348687

OS Northings: 173148

OS Grid: ST486731

Mapcode National: GBR JJ.MHJD

Mapcode Global: VH88K.GPDG

Entry Name: Moat House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33600

Location: Wraxall and Failand, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wraxall and Failand

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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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