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Moorhays Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton Musgrove, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0699 / 51°4'11"N

Longitude: -2.4306 / 2°25'50"W

OS Eastings: 369928

OS Northings: 130148

OS Grid: ST699301

Mapcode National: GBR MY.DXP8

Mapcode Global: FRA 56S9.BWL

Plus Code: 9C3V3H99+WQ

Entry Name: Moorhays Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261689

Location: Charlton Musgrove, South Somerset, Somerset, BA9

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Charlton Musgrove

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

5/223 Moorhays Farmhouse


Farmhouse. cl600 and later. Local stone cut and squared with ashlar dressings; plain clay tile roof with coved East
gable and hipped to West; brick and stone chimney stacks. 2 storeys with attic; 6 bays North elevation, with circular
plan turret on North East corner having plain clay tile roof over stone slate base courses. String courses of 2
patterns, stepped in places: mostly wood or steel casement windows of C20 under exposed lintels, but in gables over
bays 3 and 6 a blocked and a timber reserve-chamfered mullioned 2-light windows; C18 casements with leaded panes lower
bay 4 and upper bay 6; cambered arched doorway bay-5 under C20 tiled hood; C20 stone tiled porch to bay 2; old pump in
wood box between bays 3 and 4. On both gable ends are further reserve chamfered mullioned windows at each level, with
2 also in the West bay of South elevation, and one blocked in corner. Projecting extension on South West turner of late
C18, with 12-pane sash windows below and 9-pane sashes above. Interior not seen, but VAG report indicates much
alteration and early plan confused; house may have been a manor originally (VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, February

Listing NGR: ST6992830148

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

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