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Moat Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chevington, Suffolk

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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

Plus Code: 9F425JXW+97

Entry Name: Moat Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 August 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363085

Location: Chevington, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP29

County: Suffolk

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

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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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