Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307816

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1961



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County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Charlton Musgrove

National Grid Reference: ST 69928 30148


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CHARLTON MUSGROVE CP ST63SE 5/223 Moorhays Farmhouse

II 24.3.61

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but VAG report indicates much alteration and early plan confused; house may have been a manor originally (VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, February 1982).

Listing NGR: ST6992830148


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Legacy System number: 261689

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Books and journals
'Vernacular Architecture Group Report' in February, (1982)

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