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The Lea Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Child's Ercall, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.836 / 52°50'9"N

Longitude: -2.4935 / 2°29'36"W

OS Eastings: 366850

OS Northings: 326608

OS Grid: SJ668266

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.TDT7

Mapcode Global: WH9C9.NZT8

Entry Name: The Lea Gates

Listing Date: 16 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260176

Location: Child's Ercall, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Child's Ercall

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Childs Ercall St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 62 NE
SJ 6680 2657
- The Lea Gates
- 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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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