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Catt's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Horley, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1791 / 51°10'44"N

Longitude: -0.1515 / 0°9'5"W

OS Eastings: 529302

OS Northings: 143826

OS Grid: TQ293438

Mapcode National: GBR JJV.4HF

Mapcode Global: VHGSJ.BM8H

Entry Name: Catt's Cottage

Listing Date: 21 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289657

Location: Horley, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH6

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Civil Parish: Horley

Built-Up Area: Horley

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Horley

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:


5/50 Catt's Cottage

- II

House. Late C16, altered C17 with addition probably early C18, alterations Cl9
and C20 and rehabilitation 1988. Timber frame and brick, mostly pebble-dashed with
some tile-hanging; plain tiles and C20 concrete tiles to roofs. 2½-bay 2-storey
timber-framed C16 house, the half bay a smoke bay having brick stack partly
external, inserted C17; taller 2-storey brick bay with 2 1st floor windows added
gable-on to right, C18; side outshut additions to either end. C20 board door at
junction of C16 house and addition, in gabled open porch. To its left 3 timber-
lintelled windows with concrete sills, and small-pane casements of 2 lights, 1
light, and 2 lights (larger); two 2-light windows above. Left-hand outshut has
blocked doorway with late-C20 small-pane window. To right of door added bay has
tile-hung 1st floor and 2 windows on each floor (C20 to ground floor, 4-pane sashes
above); hipped roof. Right-hand outshut has large mid-late C20 French, window.
Brick stack in front roof pitch in line with door; another to rear of added bay.
Rear: C16 part tile-hung, with decorative bands and having on left, a small stair
window with iron-frame and diamond leading. Various C20 modern casement windows.
Interior: C16 timber frame exposed, having sole-plate on brick plinth; large
rectangular panels with wattle and daub infill; curved braces from wall-posts to
tie-beams; brick chimney stack inserted in right-hand smoke-bay, having timber
lintel and coving above, with old winder stair rising between fireplace and rear
wall; roof has collared queen-post trusses with through purlins and collar purlin,
pegged rafters and curved wind braces; that the former right-hand ½-bay was a smoke-
bay is indicated by the mortices in the collar of the truss between this bay and
bay 2 which show that there was formerly a full-height partition wall here, and,
in addition, the through-purlins are splice-jointed at this point, showing that
they have been extended later across the former smoke-bay. The added right-hand
bay has large-scantling cross-beams, spine-beams and joists, and wide floor
boards. Various strap-hinged board doors (probably early C19) (awaiting re-hanging
at time of inspection). In process of rehabilitation at time of inspection

Listing NGR: TQ2930243826

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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