LEAPINGWELL'S FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305774
Date first listed:
29-Jul-1988
Statutory Address:
LEAPINGWELL'S FARMHOUSE, HOLLOW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LEAPINGWELL'S FARMHOUSE, HOLLOW ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Braintree (District Authority)
Parish:
Kelvedon
National Grid Reference:
TL 84234 19041

Details

KELVEDON HOLLOW ROAD TL 81 NW (south side)

5/241 Leapingwell's Farmhouse

GV II

House. C16, C17 and early C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. C16 2-bay range of one storey with attics aligned NE-SW, with internal stack in SW bay, extended to SW by one bay c.1600. C17 crosswing of 2 storeys with attics at NE end, extending to SE, with original internal stack at NW end and C18 stack in middle. Early C19 range of 2 storeys to SW, parallel with C16 range, with internal stack at SW end; the whole forms an approximately square plan facing SE. Small lean-to extensions to left and rear. Ground floor, 2 late C19 splayed bays of sashes of 2-4-2 lights. First floor, 2 early C.19 tripartite sashes of 2-6-2 lights, and central sash of 6 lights. Crown glass. Central late C19 half-glazed door in early C19 moulded architrave with plain overlight, and canopy over, linking the bays. Hipped roof of shallow pitch on the front range. The original C16 range has an unglazed window complete with 6 diamond mullions at the NE end, and a similar window with 3 of 6 mullions at the SW end, both now enclosed by later buildings. Chamfered binding beam with lamb's tongue stops, chamfered joists of horizontal section with lamb's tongue stops. The C17 range has chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops at both floors, with plain joists of vertical section. Primary straight bracing in walls. The original stack has a wood-burning hearth, with rounded inside splays. C17 oak stair from ground to attic, with wide moulded handrail, heavy pegged newels, small open well; balusters covered by plywood but believed to be present. RCHM 50.

Listing NGR: TL8423419041

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
116538
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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