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Cottage 5 Metres North West of Leapingwell's Farmhouse, Kelvedon

Description: Cottage 5 Metres North West of Leapingwell's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116539

OS Grid Reference: TL8422819054
OS Grid Coordinates: 584228, 219054
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8397, 0.6728

Location: Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9DD

Locality: Kelvedon
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9DD

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Listing Text

TL 81 NW (south side)

5/242 Cottage 5 metres north-
west of Leapingwell's


House, now cottage. Circa 1600, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles; stacks of red brick and yellow brick. 4
bays facing NW, with C'18 external stack at left end, with small lean-to
extension to rear of it, and C19 external stack at right end. Ground floor, one
C20 and 2 c19 casements. First floor, one C19 casement, and one more in lean-to
dormer. C20 door at front of gabled porch with slate roof. One storey with
attics. In the 2 left bays, chamfered axial and transverse beams with lambda
tongue stops. In the right bay, similar beams, unstopped. All joists plain and
of horizontal section, arranged longitudinally in second bay from right end,
laterally in the other bays. Inserted stair trap in left front corner, blocked.
Inverted knees over the binding beams. The left first-floor window is at floor
level. Frame mainly covered by plaster and wallpaper, roof ceiled. Built as
part of a 'Unit System' pair with the main house.

Listing NGR: TL8422819054

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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