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Moor House Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hovingham, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1535 / 54°9'12"N

Longitude: -0.9868 / 0°59'12"W

OS Eastings: 466270

OS Northings: 473548

OS Grid: SE662735

Mapcode National: GBR PNKD.5V

Mapcode Global: WHFB5.TV9R

Entry Name: Moor House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329071

Location: Hovingham, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO62

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Hovingham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hovingham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


(east side, off)
5/115 Moor House Farmhouse
House. Late C18 with earlier origins. Hammer-dressed limestone, Welsh
slate roof. Probably 3-cell single-storey farmhouse, later substantially
rebuilt as an eyecatcher. Gable end to garden. 3-storey central bay with
flanking single-storey bays with attics beneath catslide roofs. Central bay
breaks forward and is quoined. Band at ground-floor sill level is
continuous to outer bays. Replacement 8-pane sash flanked by blind niches,
with 8-pane sashes to outer bays. First floor: 8-pane sash flanked by blind
niches, with oculi to outer bay attics. Second floor: 2-light Yorkshire
sash flanked by blind niches. Rock-faced architraves to all windows except
oculi. Gable coping and shaped kneelers to central bay and outer bays.
Stacks rising through pitch of roof. Entrance to return wall. Interior:
inglenook fireplace to southern room, with cambered bressumer and cupboard
with butterfly hinges to left side. Stop-chamfered ceiling beam. Cupboards
to west side of each room suggest position of original rear passage. Squat
4-fielded-panel doors on H-L hinges to ground and first floor. Northern
room has keyed round-arched built-in corner cupboard with fielded-panels to
door. Staircase: close string with column-on-vase square-knop balusters.

Listing NGR: SE6627073548

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

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