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The Old Moat House

A Grade II Listed Building in Tanworth-in-Arden, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3591 / 52°21'32"N

Longitude: -1.8294 / 1°49'45"W

OS Eastings: 411714

OS Northings: 273461

OS Grid: SP117734

Mapcode National: GBR 4JQ.0B9

Mapcode Global: VH9ZJ.7YQX

Entry Name: The Old Moat House

Listing Date: 6 February 1952

Last Amended: 18 January 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482824

Location: Tanworth-in-Arden, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B94

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Tanworth-in-Arden

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Tanworth-in-Arden

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text


TANWORTH-IN-ARDEN

SP17SW THE COMMON, Earlswood
652-1/2/126 (East side)
06/02/52 No.42
The Old Moat House
(Formerly Listed as:
TANWORTH-IN-ARDEN
Moat Farmhouse, Earlswood)

GV II

Moated farmhouse, now house. C20 inscription dates house to
c1480. Later additions and alterations including probably C17
range to right. Timber-framing with painted plaster infill to
left part, with reddish-pink brick facade to right and renewed
tile roof. L-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic to left and single-storey plus
attic to right. Entrance off-centre to right part: 4-panel
door in moulded wood surround under elliptical arch.
Left part: brick plinth; jettied first floor with massive
bressumer beam on end studs with brackets; close-studded
timber-framing with angle braces to ground and first floors.
2- and 3-light metal casement windows throughout with external
latches.
Gable end to right part has exposed queen post truss,
interrupted by window. Original wall plate and purlins
project. Internal and right end stacks. Brick buttress to
rear.
INTERIOR: right part has square panels of timber-framing to 2
partition walls. The house is believed to have crucks.
Otherwise not inspected.
Forms a group with Barn and Stables (qv).
Property of the National Trust.
(Burman, J: The Story of Tanworth-in-Arden, Warwickshire.:
Birmingham: 1930-: 115; Burman, J: Gleanings from Warwickshire
History: Birmingham: 1933-: 90; Victoria County History:
Warwickshire: London: 1935-: 166-167).

Listing NGR: SP1171473461

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