MOORHAYS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307816
Date first listed:
24-Mar-1961
Statutory Address:
MOORHAYS FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MOORHAYS FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Charlton Musgrove
National Grid Reference:
ST 69928 30148

Details

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but VAG report indicates much alteration and early plan confused; house may have been a manor originally (VAG Report, Unpublished SRO, February 1982).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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
261689
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/06323/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G.M. Cotton. Source Historic England Archive
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