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Description: Abloads Cottage
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 134234
OS Grid Reference: SO8263021706
OS Grid Coordinates: 382630, 221706
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8936, -2.2538
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SO 82 SW SANDHURST
5/114 Abloads Cottage
Formerly four cottages now one. C15 or earlier, C18 and C20.
Irregular square-panelled timber-framing with rendered infill,
including some wattle and daub, concrete tile roof, brick stacks.
Rectangular main body, single bay C18 extension at left-hand end,
C18 extension at right-angles rear right partly rebuilt C20. Main
body: 16 storeys, upper floor lit by five C20 three-light roof
dormers, 2 and 3-light C20 casements to ground floor. C20 double
doors with glazing bars right, round-headed entrance (now blocked)
to former through passage left. Two C20 plank doors to main body
and C18 extension respectively. Similar glazed door and windows at
rear. All windows with diamond leaded panes. Twin diagonal stack
at right gable-end, similar but projecting stack at left gable-end,
single diagonal stack off-centre right, similar stack at gable-end
of extension rear right.
Interior: at least 5 cruck trusses. Tie beams with moulded
soffits, joists with stepped stops. Large central open fire with
bressumer with moulded stops. Moulded wall plate. Late C17
panelling with bolection moulding in far right-hand room.
Listing NGR: SO8263021706
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Source: English Heritage
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