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Highland Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Capel, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1757 / 51°10'32"N

Longitude: -0.3561 / 0°21'22"W

OS Eastings: 515010

OS Northings: 143116

OS Grid: TQ150431

Mapcode National: GBR HH8.6S8

Mapcode Global: VHFVY.SQ31

Entry Name: Highland Cottage

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290175

Location: Capel, Mole Valley, Surrey, RH5

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Civil Parish: Capel

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Coldharbour

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Highland Cottage

Cottage. Early C16 with later C16 and C19 alterations and extensions. Timber framed on render plinth with whitewashed roughcast cladding and C20 tile hangingabove under plain-tiled, half-hipped roof with end gablets.

Three-bay lobby entry plan incorporating the remains of earlier house. Two storeys with stacks to right of centre and left end. Two gabled dormers, larger one to centre, with diamond-pane glazing. Four windows to ground floor, one window to first floor right. Panelled door to lobby entry, right of centre, in gabled "rustic" porch. Further door in small extension, set back to left under first floor window. Pentice extension to right.

Interior: base-cruck truss to left of centre with struts to rear wall visible. Collar above joining crucks supporting three queen posts. Substantial framing exposed on ceilings and in first floor, smoke blackened timbers in roof. Deep brick fireplace with bacon loft. A rare example of cruck construction in Surrey.

Listing NGR: TQ1501043116

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

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