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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: 1305774



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kelvedon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116538

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5/241 Leapingwell's Farmhouse


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

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National Grid Reference: TL 84234 19041


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