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Moor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Saxmundham, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2551 / 52°15'18"N

Longitude: 1.5404 / 1°32'25"E

OS Eastings: 641728

OS Northings: 267783

OS Grid: TM417677

Mapcode National: GBR XPW.L7R

Mapcode Global: VHM7H.NL53

Plus Code: 9F437G4R+24

Entry Name: Moor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 285680

Location: Middleton, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP17

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

Civil Parish: Middleton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Middleton cum Fordley Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


6/85 Moor Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C16; brick south gable added mid C16 when part
of the house was raised; mid C20 extension to rear. Timber
framed and plastered, red brick gable ends, brick casing to
ground floor of facade; roof of modern concrete pantiles. 2
storeys and attic. 3 window range, mid C20 casements with square
leaded panes; mid C20 lean-to porch and boarded door; 2 gabled
dormers to rear. Very fine south gable: crowstepped, with square
finials above the corbelled eaves; a pair of windows at ground
and first floor levels (those to the first floor blocked); above
each window is a short moulded brick band, and over each band is
an unusual raised brick ornament comprising an upright oblong
with three-quarter circles above and below; this is repeated 3
times above each window, altered slightly on the first floor;
central recessed blank panel at attic level; stack with 3
detached octagonal flues with moulded bases, the caps missing.
First floor bedroom to south has good brick fireplace with 4-
centre arch; above is a very fine plaster overmantel, richly
decorated with foliated and floral motifs and with Tudor roses in
2 spandrels; this room has ovolo-moulded joists in the ceiling.
Sandon, Suffolk House, 1977, p.275.

Listing NGR: TM4172867783

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

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