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Cordwainers, Leeds

Description: Cordwainers

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 April 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 173848

OS Grid Reference: TQ8099553622
OS Grid Coordinates: 580995, 153622
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2530, 0.5923

Location: Caring Lane, Leeds, Kent ME17 1TJ

Locality: Leeds
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1TJ

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Listing Text

TQ 85 SW (south-west side)

3/114 Cordwainers (formerly
26.4.68. listed under Caring Lane)

House. C15. Timber-framed with plaster infilling.and plain tile
roof. Wealden with hall of 2 roughly equal bays, right end bay
subdivided to indicate cross passage. 2 storeys on stone plinth
with undercroft to left end. Right and left end bays jettied,
with jetties returned on plain dragon posts. Whole of front
elevation, left gable end and rear wall of left end bay close
studded. Right gable end and rear of hall broadly-spaced studding
with tension braces. Chamfered arch-braces to moulded flying
wall-plate and solid bracket beneath central tie. Hipped roof,
with gablet to right. Projecting ragstone stack to left end
with chamfered plinth and red brick flue. Red brick stack in
front slope of roof towards right end of hall. Irregular fenestra-
tion of 4 leaded casements with original cills. Small
rectangular stone window with chamfered architrave and iron grille
towards left end of undercroft. Ribbed door in chamfered
architrave with replaced four-centred arched head and hollow
spandrels up 4 steps at right end of hall. Ribbed door to
undercroft with two-centred arched chamfered stone architrave,
down 5 steps at right end of left bay of hall. Lean-to behind
right end bay. Interior: 2 four-centred arched service doors
with moulded architraves, and plain rear stair door. Central
truss with chamfered brace. Moulded inner cill to rear hall
window. Stone base to stack backing onto cross -passage. Interior
only partly inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8099553622

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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