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Furxefield Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashurst, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9265 / 50°55'35"N

Longitude: -0.3427 / 0°20'33"W

OS Eastings: 516569

OS Northings: 115427

OS Grid: TQ165154

Mapcode National: GBR HL5.XV4

Mapcode Global: FRA B65N.G97

Entry Name: Furxefield Cottage

Listing Date: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361776

Location: Ashurst, Horsham, West Sussex, BN44

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Ashurst

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Ashurst St James

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;


8/10007 Furzefield Cottage


Cottage. Early to mid C16 timber framed building of 2 1/2 bays,
originally with either open hearth or more probably a smoke bay or
smoke hood and integral outshot to rear left with inserted C17 brick
chimneystack, refronted in late C18 or early C19 when a further
outshot was added to rear right and side left, refenestrated in C20
and with small added rear porch. Exterior now mainly painted brick but
jowled post visible to right side elevation and some exposed beams
above lean-to on left hand side. Outshot partly stock brick and
partly red brick with tiled course protecting timber beam. Steeply
pitched hipped tiled roof with red brick chimney stack. 1 1/2 storeys;
2 windows. C20 casements with leaded lights (ground floor right window
retains blocked cambered arch). 2 gabled dormers and off central
cambered doorcase with C20 plank door. Interior has good quality frame
with mid rail, curved braces, jowled upright posts and queenpost roof.
Ground floor has brick open fireplace with cambered wooden lintel with
run outstop. Central axial beam has deep chamfer to unheated parlour
side and mortice holes for former partition. Floor joists of square
section. C16 floor boards to first floor central room. Remains of
wattle and daub partitions. Smoke blackening reported in roof above
chimney. Discoloured wattle and daub to rear of chimney may indicate
presence of earlier smoke bay or hood. C18 plank doors.

Listing NGR: TQ1656915427

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