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Lea Farm Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Whitacre, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5263 / 52°31'34"N

Longitude: -1.6014 / 1°36'4"W

OS Eastings: 427142

OS Northings: 292122

OS Grid: SP271921

Mapcode National: GBR 5J6.PXL

Mapcode Global: VHBWB.6R8P

Entry Name: Lea Farm Cottage

Listing Date: 23 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309044

Location: Over Whitacre, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, CV10

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Over Whitacre

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Ansley St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

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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