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Hollow Bottom Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromley, Bromley

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Latitude: 51.4161 / 51°24'58"N

Longitude: 0.0201 / 0°1'12"E

OS Eastings: 540568

OS Northings: 170504

OS Grid: TQ405705

Mapcode National: GBR M0.HQS

Mapcode Global: VHHNX.9NGR

Plus Code: 9F32C28C+F2

Entry Name: Hollow Bottom Cottage

Listing Date: 11 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186831

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358651

Location: Plaistow and Sundridge, Bromley, London, BR1

County: Bromley

Electoral Ward/Division: Plaistow and Sundridge

Built-Up Area: Bromley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Bromley St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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The following building shall be added:

TQ 47 SW
(Hollow Bottom Cottage)
No 27

Cottage. Date 1739 (scratched into brickwork on front elevation) with probable
mid C19 rear extension and late C19 left side addition and C20 refenestration.
Original part has front and right side elevations of Flemish bond brickwork
with red brick stretched and grey brick leaders and cement rendered left side
elevation. Gambrel roof, the lower part clad with renewed tiles, the upper
part pantiled and right side partially external brick stack, 2 storeys and
attics, one window and one window space. 2nd floor flat-roofed dormer with
casement. 1st floor has right side renewed sash with vertical glazing bars,
horns and leaded lights and left side window bricked up at the time of the
window tax. Ground floor has right side renewed sash with cambered head,
leaded lights and horns. Left side early C19 doorcase with flat wooden hood
on brackets, moulded architrave and 4 flush panelled door. Moulded wooden
eaves cornice and Hand in Hand insurance plaque. Rear has portable mid C19
extension of 2 storeys brown brick with slate roof, one casement window and
2 plank doors. Left side late C19 single storeyed stock brick lean to exten-
sion with 4 C20 windows. Interior has living room with C18 plank cupboard
with iron hinges to right of fireplace and C18 3 plank door to left heading
to original wooden winder staircase. Beaded 4 plank door to rear in moulded
architrave. Dado panelling is probably late C19. 1st floor has front bedroom
with plank cupboard door with iron hinges and rear bedroom door a 2 vertical
panelled door cut down from a larger doorcase. 3 plank door to 2nd floor
room the fire insurance was renewed in 1761 when the building was described
as a brick house in a garden. At the end of the C19 it was occupied by a
gamekeeper to Sundridge Park. A list of C18 owners discovered from the
insurance records are to be found in "Not a Mile from Milk Street" by Andrew
J Martin,

Listing NGR: TQ4056870504

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