Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055365

Date first listed: 16-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: THE LEA GATES


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Statutory Address: THE LEA GATES

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Child's Ercall

National Grid Reference: SJ 66850 26608


CHILD'S ERCALL C.P. HUNGRYHATTON SJ 62 NE SJ 6680 2657 7/26 - The Lea Gates 16.4.86 - 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


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 260176

Legacy System: LBS

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