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Cottage 5 Metres North West of Leapingwell's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8397 / 51°50'22"N

Longitude: 0.6728 / 0°40'22"E

OS Eastings: 584228

OS Northings: 219054

OS Grid: TL842190

Mapcode National: GBR QKS.NWM

Mapcode Global: VHJJS.M110

Plus Code: 9F32RMQF+V4

Entry Name: Cottage 5 Metres North West of Leapingwell's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116539

Location: Kelvedon, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Kelvedon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Kelvedon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 81 NW (south side)

5/242 Cottage 5 metres north-
west of Leapingwell's


House, now cottage. Circa 1600, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles; stacks of red brick and yellow brick. 4
bays facing NW, with C'18 external stack at left end, with small lean-to
extension to rear of it, and C19 external stack at right end. Ground floor, one
C20 and 2 c19 casements. First floor, one C19 casement, and one more in lean-to
dormer. C20 door at front of gabled porch with slate roof. One storey with
attics. In the 2 left bays, chamfered axial and transverse beams with lambda
tongue stops. In the right bay, similar beams, unstopped. All joists plain and
of horizontal section, arranged longitudinally in second bay from right end,
laterally in the other bays. Inserted stair trap in left front corner, blocked.
Inverted knees over the binding beams. The left first-floor window is at floor
level. Frame mainly covered by plaster and wallpaper, roof ceiled. Built as
part of a 'Unit System' pair with the main house.

Listing NGR: TL8422819054

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

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