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The Old Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Cuckfield, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0151 / 51°0'54"N

Longitude: -0.1454 / 0°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 530187

OS Northings: 125604

OS Grid: TQ301256

Mapcode National: GBR JLT.62Q

Mapcode Global: FRA B6LF.F67

Plus Code: 9C3X2V83+2R

Entry Name: The Old Cottage

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303008

ID on this website: 101192236

Location: Whitemans Green, Mid Sussex, RH17

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Cuckfield

Built-Up Area: Cuckfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Cuckfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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1/97 The Old Cottage
House, originally open hall. c1530 2-bay open hall of timber-framed construction
with slightly later 2 storeyed bay to north and outshut of c1700. Plaster, painted
brick and weather-boarded cladding; plain tile roof. Built endwise to road. East
elevation has hall wing to south and later storeyed bay to north. Ground floor
painted brick, first floor plastered. Central brick stack over late C16 inserted
chimney breast. 3 windows. Hall part has 2 small 2-light windows to first floor,
the northern one thought to date from c1600 and retaining its fretted latch. 2
renewed casements windows to ground floor. Ledged door. North bay has a 2-light
window above and a 2-light window and a ledged door with simple pediment below.
North elevation is gable fronted. Ground floor painted brick, first floor weather-
boarded with plain barge-boards above. 2-light leaded casement to first floor,
larger 2-light casement with small panes and wooden glazing bars to ground floor.
Roof forms catslide over outshut of c1700 on west side. Inside hall roof formerly
hipped and retaining light crust of smoke blackening at north end. The timber
framework is partly visible with side purlin roof. Chimney breast of sandstone,
with tumbling in at sides under Horsham stone slabs. Shaft of late C16 bricks
above. Inglenook fireplace with stepped and chamfered bressummer, the left hand
jamb of brick and the right hand one of sandstone. Ground floor has exposed beams
and joists showing sets of Carpenter's marks.

Listing NGR: TQ3018725604

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