Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1107069

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1984



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County: Devon

District: Mid Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Newton St. Cyres

National Grid Reference: SX 89381 97455


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NEWTON ST CYRES HALF MOON SX 89 NE 5/17 Moorlake Farmhouse - - II House, formerly farmhouse. Early-mid C17 with older elements. Plastered cob on rubble footings; cob stacks with C19 brick tops; thatched roof. Long building of 2-storeys; 3 rooms to ground floor, 4 to first. Gable stack to right (east) and axial stack left of centre heating the rooms between. 2 front doors; right door to through passage between 2 heated rooms; left door to large western room, an agricultural store isolated from main house. Roof is hipped to left. Irregular fenestration being one C19 or C20 casement to each domestic room. Main door has C20 porch with thatched, hipped roof. House of two builds. Earlier part to left (west) end is divided from early-mid C17 main build by solid cob wall pierced only at first floor level. The main house has 2-room plan with through passage between. The larger room, the 'hall', is west of passage. Its western cross wall is taken up by a blocked cob fireplace and newel stair. Ceiling beams in both rooms chamfered with scroll stops; beam in older store-room has step stops. Oak- mullioned windows and a cob wall from an early outshut survive to rear. Most of early structure is hidden.

Listing NGR: SX8938197455


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Legacy System number: 96369

Legacy System: LBS

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