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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Braintree (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 80796 27215


TL 82 NW STISTED MOAT ROAD (east side)

2/272 Moat Farmhouse 30.9.85

- II

House. Early C17, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing SW, with axial stack to left of centre. Rear wing, 1986. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 C19 and 2 C20 casements. First floor, 2 C20 casements and one small light. Door in rear wing. Shaped sprockets under eaves. Diamond-shaped plaque on front of stack, outlined with blue bricks, inscribed 'O.S.O. 1870' (for Onley Savill Onley, né Harvey) and 4 C19 octagonal shafts. Jowled posts, primary straight bracing. In left bay, chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section jointed to it with soffit tenons with diminished haunches. In middle and right bays, chamfered binding beam and re-used plain joists of horizontal section. Second post from left in front wall severed approx. 2 metres from ground. The stack has some C16/early C17 brickwork, but has been reduced in depth and largely rebuilt in the C19. Small C19 hearth to left, large C20 hearth to right. On first floor, small C19 cast iron grate in left hearth; another has been re-sited on the first floor of the 1986 extension. The frame includes much re-used timber. 2 diamond mortices and a shutter rebate in the front wallplate for a ventilated closet. Roof mainly of clasped purlin construction, partly butt purlin. Original infilled partition in roof between middle and right bay. Moated site. RCHM 2.

Listing NGR: TL8079627215


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 03 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05885/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Frank Swift. Source Historic England Archive
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