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The Moat House

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Paul Malmesbury Without, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5669 / 51°34'0"N

Longitude: -2.0871 / 2°5'13"W

OS Eastings: 394056

OS Northings: 185339

OS Grid: ST940853

Mapcode National: GBR 2R6.M53

Mapcode Global: VH95S.RWZ6

Entry Name: The Moat House

Listing Date: 12 December 1951

Last Amended: 16 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315775

Location: St. Paul Malmesbury Without, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: St. Paul Malmesbury Without

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

WITHOUT (east side)

5/152 The Moat House
(formerly listed as
12.12.51 Dower House)


Former service building to royal stud farm, now detached house.
Early C17 with C18 and C19 alterations. Some rubble and
colourwashed brick with stone dressings, stone slate roof and rear
brick stacks. Rectangular plan with C17 section to the west and
C19 addition to the east end. Two-storey and attic, 3-window
courtyard front. Windows to the left are 2 and 3-light C19
casements, ovolo-moulded mullions to ground floor right; attic
windows are under 2 gables which are C19 insertions. Plank door
off-set to left. West end wall has further mullioned fenestration
and gabled porch with plank door. Former hipped roof to west end
breached by the C19 gables. Lean-to milking loggia on circular
brick piers to rear wall.
Interior. Several chamfered beams, rustic plaster motif to ceiling
of ground floor room in centre, plain C18 staircase with mahogany
handrail and square balusters and original butt-purlin, collar-beam
roof structure with C19 modifications. The building is reputed to
have served as a Quaker meeting house.

Listing NGR: ST9405685339

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