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Bramble Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ferring, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.81 / 50°48'36"N

Longitude: -0.4435 / 0°26'36"W

OS Eastings: 509761

OS Northings: 102316

OS Grid: TQ097023

Mapcode National: GBR GL8.2PL

Mapcode Global: FRA 96YY.R18

Entry Name: Bramble Cottage

Listing Date: 20 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297890

Location: Ferring, Arun, West Sussex, BN12

County: West Sussex

District: Arun

Civil Parish: Ferring

Built-Up Area: Worthing

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Ferring St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


28/128 Number 50,
Bramble Cottage

20.9.84 II

House, later two cottages and currently house. Circa 1635 end chimneystack house with upper front and side windows early C19 and C20 ground floor front windows. Knapped flint with red brick dressings and thatched roof with end brick chimneystacks. Two storeys; 3 windows. First floor of front elevation has early C19 6-pane casements, ground floor has C20 casements. Plank door and C20 penticed porch with chamfered piers. Plinth. Left side elevation has 3 early C19 pointed arched windows. Rear elevation has C20 casement and flat-roofed C20 extension. Interior has north room with roughly hewn ceiling beams and open fireplace with tiled back having beehive-shaped bread oven and proving cupboard. Stone flagged vestibule with exposed beams. South room has C17 chamfered spine beam and open fireplace lined with red tiles. Some early C19 plank doors, exposed beams and some internal walls made of a type of mud. A house with the same garden size garden is recorded in the 1635 Glebe Terrier but it is positively identified in the court rolls of 1657. At some time between 1806 and 1839 it was converted into two cottages.

Listing NGR: TQ0976102316

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