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Moat Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Cretingham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2052 / 52°12'18"N

Longitude: 1.27 / 1°16'11"E

OS Eastings: 623531

OS Northings: 261375

OS Grid: TM235613

Mapcode National: GBR VMF.PX5

Mapcode Global: VHLB2.YTRT

Entry Name: Moat Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286464

Location: Cretingham, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP13

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Cretingham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Cretingham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 26 SW
1/50 Moat Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Dated to gable bressumer 1602. Timber frame with colourwashed
render and brick with a pantile roof, originally thatched. Two storeys
with attic. Entrance front: projecting later wing at right with a hipped
roof which has to its left flank a 4-light window at right and a C20 single
light placed in an earlier opening at left. To the first floor at right is
a 3-light C19 casement and to left a 2-light C20 window. The axial range
at left of this has decorative pargetting with a C19 half-glazed door at
near centre beneath the ridge stack. To right of this is a C20 window and
at left a similar. The first floor has two C20 windows in earlier
openings. To the ridge at left is a chimney stack with rectangular base
and sawtooth flues. The left hand gable end has C19 French windows to the
ground floor and a central light to the first floor with a 3-light window
at either side to the upper wall with ovolo-moulded surround and mullions.
Decoratively carved brackets at either side support the jettied gable which
has a decoratively carved bressumer incorporating an attached timber plate
which bears the initials I E and the date 1602 twice. Two-light C19 or C20
attic window. The left hand side has the later timber-framed wing at left
which has two 3-light ground floor windows and a 2-light and a 3-light
window to the first floor. The gable end at right of this has a C20
single-flue stack at right with offsets and at left of this a sash window
of 3 x 3 panes and a C19 casement to the gable. Rear: doorway at right of
centre beneath the stack. At right of this is a C20 window and to left 2
similar windows. At first floor level is a C20 window at left and to left
of centre a C19 sash window of 3 x 2 panes. Above the door is a 3-light
window with ovolo-moulded mullions and surround.
Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM2353161375

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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