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Vernon Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Pett, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8944 / 50°53'39"N

Longitude: 0.6565 / 0°39'23"E

OS Eastings: 586914

OS Northings: 113908

OS Grid: TQ869139

Mapcode National: GBR QY5.YLG

Mapcode Global: FRA D68Q.TW0

Plus Code: 9F22VMV4+QH

Entry Name: Vernon Cottage

Listing Date: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1238401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415912

ID on this website: 101238401

Location: Pett, Rother, East Sussex, TN35

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Pett

Built-Up Area: Pett

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Pett St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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32/49 Vernon Cottage


Cottage. Dated 1787 on chimneystack but altered in C20. Ground floor has mathe-
matical tiles in Sussex bond with some grey headers. 1st floor tile hung with
front hung with some courses of curved tiles. Old tiled roof hipped to right hand
side and with left side brick chimneystack with date. Outshut to rear, 2 storeys:
2 windows. C20 3 light metal framed casements to 1st floor. Ground floor has
C19 brick gabled weather porch with curved bargeboards and C20 lounge extension.
Interior has a very complete survival of internal fittings. There is an open fire-
place with 2 alcoves and 2 cupboards with H hinges to the right. An adjoining
plank door leads to a wooden winder staircase. Half way up there is a small room
in the outshut known as 'the Smugglers', probably used for storage or as a bedroom
for less important members of the family. 1st floor bedroom has plank door on
pintle hinges and 2 cupboards with L hinges. Beam with run out steps and traces
of crossed out figures. Attic has angled queen strut roof with through purlins,
pegged in rafters with added ridge piece and old oak floor boards. Outshut also
has angled queen post roof. Lounge has run out steps to spine beam and 6 panelled
door. Cellar has brick floor and round headed alcove. Attached to the left hand
side is a bakehouse with bread oven.

Listing NGR: TQ8691413908

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