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Description: Old Overtown Cottage
Date Listed: 24 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 132713
OS Grid Reference: SO8994712139
OS Grid Coordinates: 389947, 212139
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8078, -2.1472
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SO 81 SE CRANHAM OVERTOWN
1/154 Old Overtown Cottage
Part formerly stable, now detached house and outbuildng. Late C17,
part possibly C18 altered to house in C20. Random rubble
limestone; ashlar chimney; corrugated asbestos roof. Two-storey
with attic; single-storey wing at south west end forms L-plan.
South west end: front of original house, now used as outbuilding
and reduced to single-storey. Central doorway with stone lintel
and hoodmould. Flanking 3-light recessed chamfered mullioned
casements with hoodmoulds. Roof hipped to left corner. Gable to
south east end of wing, 2-light chamfered mullioned attic casement
being later insertion. Mixed fenestration to main part of building,
single and 2-light mullioned casements. Two small upper floor
chamfered openings on south east side may have been loft holes.
Single-window fenestration to north east gable end, 2-light with
hoodmould to ground and upper floor, oval window to attic. Forms
part of group with Old Overtown House (q.v.) to south west.
Listing NGR: SO8994712139
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Source: English Heritage
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