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Latitude: 52.1984 / 52°11'54"N
Longitude: 0.6456 / 0°38'44"E
OS Eastings: 580905
OS Northings: 258878
OS Grid: TL809588
Mapcode National: GBR QFH.21W
Mapcode Global: VHJH1.40PH
Entry Name: Moat Farmhouse
Listing Date: 25 August 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186965
English Heritage Legacy ID: 363085
Location: Chevington, St. Edmundsbury, Suffolk, IP29
District: St. Edmundsbury
Civil Parish: Chevington
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Chevington All Saints
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TL 85 NW CHEVINGTON BROOKES CORNER
5/10 Moat Farmhouse
House, early C15 with late C16 alterations and extensions. 3-cell cross-passage
entry plan; 2 storeys and attics; 4 windows. Timber-framed, rendered with
framing exposed. Plaintiled roof. Axial chimney of red brick; late C16 base
with recessed date panel, and 3 square diagonally placed flues rebuilt c.1970.
C20 casements and oak boarded entrance door. 2-bay open hall with central open
truss having arch-braced cambered tie-beam supporting octagonal crown-post with
simply moulded cap and base and 4 solid arch-braces. The strutted tie beam
arch-braces sit upon hewn polygonal pilasters, originally continuing down to
the floor. Two arched doors into service end. Evidence for hall windows with
hinged shutters. Soot-blackening throughout the hall. Storeyed service and
parlour ends with lodged floors and originally half-hipped roof. First floor
and attic inserted in hall c.1580, and chimney with wide hall fireplace and 2
arched-headed fireplaces in chambers; staircase/garderobe wing at rear with
wide window having ovolo-moulded mullions; rear 1½ storey service wing added
(eaves level raised later). For drawings and notes, ENGLISH VERN HOUSES, Eric
Mercer, H.M.S.O. 1975.
Listing NGR: TL8090558878
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