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Description: The Moorings
Date Listed: 8 October 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 153374
OS Grid Reference: SO7777051166
OS Grid Coordinates: 377770, 251166
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1583, -2.3264
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LEIGH CP SHERRIDGE LANE (off)
SO 75 SE
8.10.75 (formerly listed as
3 cottages attached to
Lower House Farm)
House. Early C19 with C20 alterations and late-medieval remains. Brick
with remains of cruck frame and tile roof. Two storeys. Three C20 casement
windows on ground floor and four on first floor. Doorway to right of first
ground floor window, with blocked doorway to its right. Second blocked door-
way to left of third window. Roof hipped at left. Chimney to right of second
ground floor window. Interior: middle room on ground floor contains inglenook
fireplace and two chamfered ceiling beams. Parts of three cruck trusses remain.
The right-hand (eastern) truss has blades visible only on the ground floor.
The western truss is visible on the first floor and has a collar, tie-beam
and outriders. The middle truss, visible on the first floor appears to be
the central truss of an open hall. It has an arch-braced collar with one
brace cut through by a later doorway. Above the collar is a king-strut which
terminates at a yoke below the apex, and two raking struts. Part of the collar
is smoke-blackened. Towards the east on the first floor knee-braces which
support a purlin were inserted when the brick front wall was built and the eaves
Listing NGR: SO7777051166
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Source: English Heritage
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