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Description: Leys Cottage
Date Listed: 28 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 248264
OS Grid Reference: SU5640999276
OS Grid Coordinates: 456409, 199276
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6894, -1.1854
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MARSH BALDON THE GREEN
SU5699 (South side)
10/27 No.42 Marsh Baldon and Leys
(Formerly listed as No.42,
House, now 2 dwellings. C16/early C17. Timber framing with colourwashed brick
and plastered infill with some limestone rubble and brick; thatch roof with
brick ridge stacks. 2-unit plan with end outshut. 2 storeys plus attics and one
storey plus attics. 3 bays to right of 4-window front are higher, the central
and right bays of Which are fully framed and include the entrance, below a
single-light leaded casement, with 2-light casements to right. Bay to left of
the entrance has first-floor framing and 3-light casements. Lower bay to extreme
left has heavy framing with diagonal braces and may be the earliest sections it
has an old plank door, a 3-light leaded casement and a small 3-light leaded
dormer. Outshut against left gable is also framed, with a 2-light casement. Roof
is half-hipped. Right gable wall is rubble and rear is largely rebuilt,
retaining C18 leaded casements. Interior: central unit has stop-chamfered beams
and joists, and a large open fireplace with an arched and chamfered bressumer;
quarter-turn stair in right unit.
Listing NGR: SU5640999276
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Source: English Heritage
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