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The Lea Gates, Child's Ercall

Description: The Lea Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 260176

OS Grid Reference: SJ6685026608
OS Grid Coordinates: 366850, 326608
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8360, -2.4935

Location: Halton, Child's Ercall, Shropshire TF9 2TR

Locality: Child's Ercall
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: TF9 2TR

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Listing Text

SJ 62 NE
SJ 6680 2657
- The Lea Gates
- II

Cottage, latterly farmbuilding, now disused. Circa 1600 with probably C18
alterations. Timber framed with red brick nogging, right-hand gable end re-
built in dressed red sandstone; corrugated-iron roof. Framing: large square
panels (2 from sole plate to wall plate) with short straight corner braces.
single-cell end lobby-entry plan. One storey and gable-lit attic. Integral
brick end stack to right with weathering. 2 central open panels, possibly
former door and window or later alterations made when the cottage became an
agricultural building. Boarded door to right. Collar and tie-beam truss
in left-hand gable end with queen struts. One-storey lean-to addition to right-
hand gable end with brick corner stack and door to front. Interior: chamfered
spine beam with ogee stops; plain joists. Large open fireplace with dressed
sandstone reveals and chamfered and stopped wooden lintel. Chamfered corner
post. Probably C19 stud partitions on each floor. Staircase in left-hand
front corner. Collar and tie-beam roof truss with queen struts. Purlins
with straight wind braces. The right-hand end wall was-probably rebuilt in
sandstone in the C18.

Listing NGR: SJ6685026608

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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