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Wakerings Farmhouse, Great and Little Leighs

Description: Wakerings Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 112675

OS Grid Reference: TL7345014455
OS Grid Coordinates: 573450, 214455
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8018, 0.5142

Location: Great and Little Leighs, Essex CM3 3NH

Locality: Great and Little Leighs
Local Authority: Chelmsford City Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 3NH

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Listing Text

5213 LEIGHS -------------------
Wakerings Farmhouse
TL 71 SW 5/181 29.12.52.


A C15, Cl6 and C17 timber-framed and plastered house built on L-shaped plan.
With wings extending to the north-east and south-east. The south-west end of
the north-east wing is C15 with a C16 extension and the south-east wing is C17
but was refronted on the south-west side in the early C19 when it was faced in
brick with a low parapet with a moulded string course. 2 storeys. 3 window range,
double-bung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals, with stuccoed lintels
and square hood moulds and ornamented label stops. A bold stuccoed moulded band
runs between the head of the ground storey windows and the sills of the lst storey
windows. there is a C20 gabled brick porch. The interior has a bressumer beam
of the upper storey which formerly was jettied. Roofs tiled. (RCHM 7 Gt Leighs).

Listing NGR: TL7345014455

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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