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Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258863
OS Grid Reference: SJ5987706257
OS Grid Coordinates: 359877, 306257
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6526, -2.5945
LEIGHTON AND EATON EATON CONSTANTINE
SJ 50 NE
Open hall house, now cottage. C15 or C16, re-modelled during C17,
with later additions and alterations. Timber framed of cruck con-
struction with painted brick and plaster infill, partly re-built in
painted brick and local rubblestone; thatch roof, half-hipped to
right gable end. Original plan a central open hall with service and
solar bays at each end. One storey and attic lit by central gable;
framing: partly exposed to front and back walls, square panels, 2
from cill to wall-plate; irregular fenestration, 2 late C19 case-
ments on ground floor to right of C20 gabled timber porch, which has a
fixed-light window to left and a late C20 casement to far left, central
gable with late C19 casement; red brick ridge stack to left of porch
and external end stack to right with blocked doorway immediately to
left of ridge stack. Interior: has 3 true cruck trusses, formerly
with collar beams, one of which appears to have been re-set in cross-
wall of right-hand ground-floor room [apexes not seen at time of
re-survey (1985) but yokes partly visible and more of each cruck may survive in
roof space]; single-trenched purlins and straight windbraces. The
left gable end is now brick clad but may conceal a further cruck truss.
Listing NGR: SJ5987706257
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