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Lee's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8725 / 51°52'21"N

Longitude: 0.7054 / 0°42'19"E

OS Eastings: 586340

OS Northings: 222785

OS Grid: TL863227

Mapcode National: GBR QKF.K5C

Mapcode Global: VHKG2.56SC

Entry Name: Lee's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116112

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Coggeshall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Coggeshall with Markshall

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(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

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