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A Grade II Listed Building in Westmeston, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9468 / 50°56'48"N

Longitude: -0.0912 / 0°5'28"W

OS Eastings: 534188

OS Northings: 118110

OS Grid: TQ341181

Mapcode National: GBR KNZ.FS0

Mapcode Global: FRA B6PL.Y0L

Plus Code: 9C2XWWW5+PG

Entry Name: Dales

Listing Date: 24 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470142

Location: Westmeston, Lewes, East Sussex, BN6

County: East Sussex

Civil Parish: Westmeston

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Ditchling, Streat and Westmeston

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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946/4/10033 Dales

24.08.1998 II

Cottage. Early to mid C18 commons encroachment cottage, refenestrated within existing openings in C20 and with C19 outshots to north and south. Original part has a ground floor of English garden wall bond with timberframed first floor clad in tilehanging. Tiled roof hipped to south end and end chimneystack to north. Two and a half bays, including chimney bay to north and possibly original outshot to west. Two storeys; two windows. C20 oak framed casements within original oak frames, triple on ground floor. Central heck door. Catslide roof to rear. Interior has large open fireplace with wooden bressumer which originally had a bread oven projecting to the west. Series of battened plank doors with wooden latches are probably original. Exposed floor joists to ground floor, frame to first floor with some diagonal braces and side purlin roof with roughly quartered timber of small scantling, flat collars and no ridgepieces. The earliest record of ownership dates back to 1760 on the list of tithepayers. The cottage is named after the owner in 1838, Edward Dale.
[See Dr Annabelle Hughes unpublished report of April 1998 on Dale Cottage.]

Listing NGR: TQ3418818110

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