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Description: De Laches
Date Listed: 30 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 117375
OS Grid Reference: TL8515800308
OS Grid Coordinates: 585158, 200308
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6710, 0.6763
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COLD NORTON LATCHINGDON ROAD
TL 80 SE
2/12 De Laches
Wrongly shown on OS map as Leeche's Farm. House. C16, altered in C18 and C20.
Timber framed, mainly clad with red brick in Flemish bond, with some plaster and
some exposed framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4-bay range facing
N, with internal stack at left end and external stack to rear of right bay.
2-bay rear wing at left end, with external stack at left side. Late C16 stair
tower in rear right angle, and C20 single-storey extension with hipped roof to
right of it. 2-storey extension, c.1600, in rear left angle jettied to the
left, with exposed framing. Early C19 single-storey lean-to extension at left
end of main range, C20 2-storey extension at right end. 2 storeys. Ground
floor, one early C19 splayed bay, with one iron casement and 4 fixed lights with
rectangular leading, one C18 splayed bay of sashes of 8-12-8 lights, and 3 C20
sashes. First floor, 3 C18 3-light windows each with one wrought iron casement,
tulip handle, twisted stay bar and rectangular leading, and 2 C20 equivalents.
6-panel door, the top 2 panels glazed, in C20 gabled porch. The roof of the
main range has a gablet hip at the left end, a hip at the right end. Jowled
posts. Chamfered transverse and axial beams, with exposed plain joists of
horizontal section in rear wing. Early C17 oak panelling in entrance-hall and
right ground-floor room, some arranged laterally. Original framed stair in
stair tower, with flat balusters, some serpentine. The rear left extension
retains evidence of a former oriel below the jetty, with a small 2-light window
each side. Original floor boards.
Listing NGR: TL8515800308
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Source: English Heritage
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