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Latitude: 51.2621 / 51°15'43"N
Longitude: 0.0122 / 0°0'43"E
OS Eastings: 540491
OS Northings: 153362
OS Grid: TQ404533
Mapcode National: GBR KK7.XJY
Mapcode Global: VHHPP.5J9T
Entry Name: Old Court Cottage
Listing Date: 11 June 1958
Last Amended: 19 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029729
English Heritage Legacy ID: 287853
Location: Limpsfield, Tandridge, Surrey, RH8
Civil Parish: Limpsfield
Built-Up Area: Oxted
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Limpsfield and Titsey
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ 45SW LIMPSFIELD C.P. TITSEY ROAD
7/198 Old Court Cottage
(formerly listed as Court House
11.6.58 and Little Court Cottage)
House first phase c1190-1200, with alterations of late C14, C16 crosswing to south
and inserted C17 stack. Timber framed rubblestone and render plinth with brick
underbuilding and rendered infill above, steep plain tiled hipped roof with end
gablets; diagonal stack to right, Originally aisled hall of 2 bays with 2 bay
crosswing to south. 2 storeys, 4 leaded casement windows across first floor,
ground floor window to centre under shallow tile pent roof. Part glazed planked
door to right, further door to left under shallow flat porch hood on brackets. Pent
roof brick addition to left end. Right hand return front: jettied first floor.
Interior features include: aisle posts and arcade plates from earliest phase,
pointed service doorways and exposed framing of C14 alterations. Two very rare
carved capitals survive in upstairs room with foliage carving. Cited as an
outstandingly important early example of framed building in the South of england
by R.T. Mason:" Framed buildings of the Weald." Also "Old Court Cottage, Limpsfield"
an article by R.T. Mason.
Surrey Archaeology Society Collections Vol. 63 (1966) pp 130-137.
Listing NGR: TQ4049253361
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