Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1030323

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1966



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County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)

Parish: Cretingham

National Grid Reference: TM 23531 61375


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CRETINGHAM (Off) SWAN LANE TM 26 SW 1/50 Moat Farmhouse 16/3/66 - II

Farmhouse. Dated to gable bressumer 1602. Timber frame with colourwashed render and brick with a pantile roof, originally thatched. Two storeys with attic. Entrance front: projecting later wing at right with a hipped roof which has to its left flank a 4-light window at right and a C20 single light placed in an earlier opening at left. To the first floor at right is a 3-light C19 casement and to left a 2-light C20 window. The axial range at left of this has decorative pargetting with a C19 half-glazed door at near centre beneath the ridge stack. To right of this is a C20 window and at left a similar. The first floor has two C20 windows in earlier openings. To the ridge at left is a chimney stack with rectangular base and sawtooth flues. The left hand gable end has C19 French windows to the ground floor and a central light to the first floor with a 3-light window at either side to the upper wall with ovolo-moulded surround and mullions. Decoratively carved brackets at either side support the jettied gable which has a decoratively carved bressumer incorporating an attached timber plate which bears the initials I E and the date 1602 twice. Two-light C19 or C20 attic window. The left hand side has the later timber-framed wing at left which has two 3-light ground floor windows and a 2-light and a 3-light window to the first floor. The gable end at right of this has a C20 single-flue stack at right with offsets and at left of this a sash window of 3 x 3 panes and a C19 casement to the gable. Rear: doorway at right of centre beneath the stack. At right of this is a C20 window and to left 2 similar windows. At first floor level is a C20 window at left and to left of centre a C19 sash window of 3 x 2 panes. Above the door is a 3-light window with ovolo-moulded mullions and surround. Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: TM2353161375


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