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Latitude: 50.9986 / 50°59'54"N
Longitude: 0.4746 / 0°28'28"E
OS Eastings: 573734
OS Northings: 125048
OS Grid: TQ737250
Mapcode National: GBR PVG.6TY
Mapcode Global: FRA C6WG.W5D
Plus Code: 9F22XFXF+CR
Entry Name: Bush Barn Cottage
Listing Date: 3 July 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245939
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487710
Location: Salehurst and Robertsbridge, Rother, East Sussex, TN32
County: East Sussex
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
Bush Barn Cottage
Cottage. Northern bay of c1659, southern bay circa 1700, mainly refenestrated in C20 and with small rear late C20 addition. Timberframed, ground floor to front elevation now painted brick and first floor tile-hung but frame visible to first floor of right hand side with large daub panels. Steeply pitched pegtiled roof with central brick chimneystack. Two storeys:two windows. Mainly C20 casement windows of traditional type. Central gabled wooden porch on wooden piers. Catslide roof to rear. Small C20 flat-roofed extension. 1659 plan form was a one bay lobby entrance wayside cottage, possibly with outshot to which a further bay with outshot was added circa 1700.
INTERIOR: Not inspected but according to a Rape of Hastings report there are two open fireplaces with plain timber lintels, shaped jowls to principal posts and both sections have original roof of paired rafter type, the south part having a hipped terminal with high-set collar.
HISTORY: Referred to in John Lord's tithe book in 1659 as the new house of Darsey Anscombe occupied by Richard Loaver "which is on the left hand and mid way between Northbridge Street and the windmill which hath gone". The property was being assessed for tithes. One bay C17wayside cottages are rare in Sussex.
[ David Martin "The Rape of Hastings Architectural Survey" Report no 79.]
Listing NGR: TQ7393525065
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