LEE'S FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123138

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1988

Statutory Address: LEE'S FARMHOUSE, COLCHESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: LEE'S FARMHOUSE, COLCHESTER ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Coggeshall

National Grid Reference: TL 86340 22785

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Details

TL 82 SE COGGESHALL COLCHESTER ROAD (south side)

6/80 Lee's Farmhouse

- II

House. Late C16, C17 and C18, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with some brick cladding, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. C17 main range of 2 bays aligned approximately N-S, with axial stack at S end. Late C16 crosswing of 3 bays to S, extending to E. 2 storeys. C18 wing to W of main range with stack in SE corner, one storey with attics, and C19 catslide extension to N. The W elevation of the main range has on the ground floor one early C19 sash of 12+12 lights, and on the first floor one C20 equivalent. C20 glazed door at front of C20 lean-to porch, weatherboarded and roofed with ornamental clay tiles, in SW angle. High arched collar exposed in gable of crosswing. Shaped sprockets below eaves of all 3 blocks. Trace of C18 zigzag patterned plaster on N wall of W wing, surrounded by modern plaster. C19 casement in lean-to dormer in catslide roof. C20 casements elsewhere. The main range has chamfered axial and transverse beams, unstopped, joists plastered to the soffits. The 2 back-to-back wood-burning hearths are much altered with modern brickwork. The central truss has principal rafters dovetailed directly to the wallplates, without a tiebeam. The crosswing has an underbuilt jetty at the E end, chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, and the joists (where exposed) of horizontal section, also chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. Clasped purlin roof. Corner cupboard of c.1800 in middle bay of ground floor, with elliptical arched head, dentilled cornice and profiled shelves. On the first floor the S wall has a C17 panelled dado, painted; C17 moulded 4-plank door to E of stack. The W wing has an C18/19 corner hearth; on the upper floor a plastered partition is pricked with the date 1786. RCHM (Feering) 7.

Listing NGR: TL8634022785

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 116112

Legacy System: LBS

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