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Higham Cottages shepherd's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Salehurst and Robertsbridge, East Sussex

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Latitude: 51.001 / 51°0'3"N

Longitude: 0.4964 / 0°29'47"E

OS Eastings: 575256

OS Northings: 125372

OS Grid: TQ752253

Mapcode National: GBR PVH.0BT

Mapcode Global: FRA C6XG.R5Q

Entry Name: Higham Cottages shepherd's Cottage

Listing Date: 13 May 1987

Last Amended: 24 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 412904

Location: Salehurst and Robertsbridge, Rother, East Sussex, TN32

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Salehurst and Robertsbridge

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Salehurst St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:


6/9 Shepherd's Cottage


The entry shall be amended to read:


6/9 Shepherd's Cottage
and Nos 2 and 3
Higham Cottages


House and barn, now 3 cottages. Late C16 and C17, altered; cottage conversion
second half C19; C20 alterations. Ground floor of red brick with blue brick
headers in Sussex bond, 1st floor tile hung, incorporating former timber
framing; plain tile roof. Late C16 3-bay barn; 2 bays added to south end Cl7
and these together with southern bay of barn, occupied as hall house. Second
half C19 rest of barn converted to 2 cottages. 2 storeys with attic.
Diamond-paned metal casement windows. West elevation: 5 1st floor windows. On
right, Shepherd's Cottage has C20 ½-glazed stable door and flanking windows
with 2-light casement to right; central cottage (No 2) has board door to left
of 2-light casement, both with flat brick arches; external stack with gabled
outhouse attached to left; left-hand cottage (No 3) has C20 addition, not of
special interest. Five 2-light casements to 1st floor. C20 dormer to right.
Hipped roof with ridge stack to Shepherd's Cottage and one in rear roof pitch
on left. Rear: glazed C20 door to Shepherd's Cottage, board doors to Nos 2 and
3; four 3-light casements to each floor. Right return: C20 single-storey
addition not of special interest; C20 1st floor window and dormer. Interior:
Shepherd's Cottage has jowelled wall posts; old beams and joists; large
fireplace with timber bressummer; old board doors; collared queen-post roof
trusses, old purlins and rafters and one remaining wind brace. Interiors of
Nos 2 and 3 not inspected. Rape of Hastings Survey, Report No 30.



6/9 Shepherd's Cottage


Once 3 cottages, on the map called Higham Cottages. C18. 2 storeys. 3 windows.
Ground floor red brick, above tile-hung. Tiled roof. Casement windows with diamond-
shaped panes.

Listing NGR: TQ7525625372

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