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List entry Summary

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

Name: MOOR HALL

List entry Number: 1024655

Location

MOOR HALL

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityWixford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Dec-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 305144

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SPO5SE WIXFORD Moor Hall 5/128 (Formerly listed as Moor Hall 01/02/67 under Bidford-on-Avon Civil Parish)

GV II*

House. C15/C16 with C17, C19 and C20 additions and alterations. Hall block Timber framed: close studding with diagonal braces and C20 brick nogging, ground floor of lias rubble. Entrance front: left wing C17 with wid-C19 wing beyond, centre possibly C17, right wing mid C19. Regular coursed lias and lime- stone dressings, with wider courses and plinth to C17 wing. Tile roofs through- out, with some old tile, and stone stacks with brick shafts. Originally a hall house, possibly with a wing, extended to irregular U-plan. 2 storeys and attic, 4-window range. Entrance recessed in centre has C20 glazed door and panels. Leaded light casements, 2-light to left, 3-light above entrance, with transoms to 1st floor. Projecting wings have 4-light chamfered stone mullioned windows Kith hood moulds, mostly C19. Left wing has king mullions and a blocked 2-light attic mullion. Projecting stack in centre. Timber framed gable visible above roof. Hall block of 2 high storeys and attic. Garden front has C19 casements with glazing bars, 3 to ground floor and 2 larger windows on 1st floor. To rear a massive external stack. End wall has early C19 scored stucco to 1st floor and gable. Two 2-light leaded casements with hood moulds to 1st floor,one to attic. Moulded wall plate bracket. Interior: entrance hall has screen of framing with cusped braces and diagonal braces above, with infill removed, possibly part of C16 hall before it was sub- divided. C16 plank and batten door to kitchen has old lock and remains of lozenge pattern. Kitchen has broad chamfered ceiling beam and part of a C17 panel door. Dining room, subdivided from original hall, has high ceiling with heavy chamfered beams forming panels. Restored open fireplace. Room off with C17 eight-panelled door. Straight flight staircase with exposed framing at top. Bedroom with 4-centred arched fireplace and early C17 panelling. Another bedroom has stop-chamfered ceiling beams arranged cross- wise. Lower part of a moulded arch brace visible in another room. In attic broad old floor boards, and a purlin carved with a fish or dragon. V.C.H. : Warwickshire III p.188).

Listing NGR: SP0878753763

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Doubleday, AH and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Warwick - Date: 1945 - Volume: 3 - Page References: 188

National Grid Reference: SP 08787 53763

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