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Lea Farm Cottage, Over Whitacre

Description: Lea Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309044

OS Grid Reference: SP2714292122
OS Grid Coordinates: 427142, 292122
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5263, -1.6014

Location: B4114, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire B46 2NP

Locality: Over Whitacre
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B46 2NP

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Listing Text

SP29SE (West side)
3/139 Lea Farm Cottage
- II
House. c.1600, altered in early C19. Timber-framed and red brick. Steeply
pitched plain-tiled roof formerly thatched. Ridge stack of 3 flues of coursed
sandstone with red brick above the ridge. Plan of main range with crosswing at
north-east end. One storey and attic. Two C19 gable dormers. Iron frame C19
casements and 2 boarded doors at ground floor all under segmental arches.
Cross-wing has 2 similar windows to each gable end. The framing is exposed in
the north east side wall. Small framing of height of 3 panels to each wall.
Interior: 2 structural bays. Framing visible in rear wall and in centre truss.
Tie-beam roof with inclined short queen-struts from collar to principal rafters.
Jowled main posts, arch and wind bracing. Principals halved at the apex with
ridge piece on edge. Back-to-back inglenook hearths of sandstone with some brick
alterations and blocking. The main beam at ground floor in the main range is
stop-chamfered. The crosswing is of 2 bays. Similar timber-framing indicating
that both ranges are contemporary. Wind-braced roof. The centre truss has a
raised tie beam. The crosswing was probably a parlour. There is a stop-chamfered
main beam. Old boarding in the floors.

Listing NGR: SP2714292122

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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