Moor Farmhouse, Brookside, Stretton on Dunsmore

Moor Farmhouse, Stretton on Dunsmore. | Image courtesy of Anne Langley
Moor Farmhouse, Stretton on Dunsmore.
Image courtesy of Anne Langley
Description of this historic site

A timber framed house that dates to the Medieval or Post Medieval periods. It is situated in Stretton on Dunsmore.

Notes about this historic site

1 A substantial timber-framed building, of 16th-17th century date. Has two stories, built with colour washed brick and plaster infilling and an old tile roof. The south-west front (main front) is double gabled, each gable with 3 light casement windows (19th century). Has a door in the centre and a lean-to to the right hand side with one 2 light window. One storey and attic wing to the north-west, contains a room said to have been Manor Court Room, and below that a room said to be Lock-Up.
2 Photographs in Museum Collection.
3 In front of the house is a stone wall with a grand central gateway, four-centred arched head, small cornice and pediment. English-renaissance style probably 17th century. The stone is very weathered.