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Moat Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Horham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2976 / 52°17'51"N

Longitude: 1.2296 / 1°13'46"E

OS Eastings: 620316

OS Northings: 271525

OS Grid: TM203715

Mapcode National: GBR VL6.ZN6

Mapcode Global: VHL9P.8HFZ

Entry Name: Moat Farmhouse

Listing Date: 14 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 280989

Location: Horham, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP21

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Horham

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Horham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TM 27 SW
5/48 Moat Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17. Timber framed and plastered, the ground floor of the
facade cased in colourwashed brick. Weatherboarded gable end to rear. Roof
plaintiled to front and pantiled to rear. 2 storeys and attic. 2-cell, lobby
entry type; the left cell extends to the rear as a short wing. Cl9 casement
windows, 2 to ground floor, 3 to first floor. C19 gabled porch with 6-panel
door (the upper 2 panels glazed) and fretted bargeboards. Lower portion of
stack is original: oblong base and 4 truncated shafts grouped in sawtooth
form, with double roll moulds at the base; above is a plain C19 shaft.
Victorianised interior. Plain studding visible on first floor, with evidence
for many original windows; the right hand chamber had a continuous row of 4
windows, alternately deep and shallow. Ovolo bridging beams in both ground
floor rooms, the joists largely concealed. Newel stair to first floor and
solid-tread attic stair. Roof has one row of clasped purlins and one-way
cranked wind bracing. The house is surrounded by a medieval moat.

Listing NGR: TM2031671525

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

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