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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1115619



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

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Over Whitacre

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309044

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OVER WHITACRE NUNEATON ROAD 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

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National Grid Reference: SP 27142 92122


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