Description: Lea Farmhouse
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281152
OS Grid Reference: TL9988666092
OS Grid Coordinates: 599886, 266092
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2567, 0.9272
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TL 96 NE GT ASHFIELD LEA LANE
2/49 Lea Farmhouse
Farmhouse; mid C16 with extensions of c.1600 and later. 2 storeys, part with
attic. 4 windows. Timber-framed and plastered. Hipped concrete plaintiled
roof. An axial chimney of C17 red brick. Early C19 small-pane 3-light
casements, those at ground storey with wooden hoodmoulds. C19 6-panelled
entrance door with the upper pair of panels glazed. Gabled plaintiled mid C19
canopy on carved brackets. Interior: Some unmoulded heavy framing of mid C16
exposed at centre of house. An extension to right has arch windbraced
studding and a blocked diamond mullioned window. Lintelled C16/C17 open
fireplace in the hall, and a rear service chimney to right of C17. A rear mid
C18 staircase wing has a stair with turned balusters and wreathed handrail.
Medieval moat surrounds the house.
Listing NGR: TL9988666092
Source: English Heritage
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