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Description: Base Lane Cottage
Date Listed: 10 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 134235
OS Grid Reference: SO8266521532
OS Grid Coordinates: 382665, 221532
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8921, -2.2533
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SO 82 SW SANDHURST
5/115 Base Lane Cottage
Detached cottage. C15 or ea-rlier and C18. Irregular square-
panelled timber-framing with curved bracing, painted brick and
wattle and daub infill. Thatched roof with decorative ridge, brick
stack. Rectangular main body. 1½ storeys. Upper floor lit by 2
eyebrow dormers with 2 and 3-light casement windows. Plank door
far right, another left, flanked by 2-light casements. Stack
projects from wall left, 2-light casement with horizontal glazing
bars in segmental-headed surround, two plank doors left. Left,
gable-end faced in brick; C18 two-light casement with horizontal
glazing bars lower left, similar 2-light casement to first floor,
oval light towards apex. Timber-framing visible in rear wall,
early 3-light window with roughly hewn square wood-mullions far
right, rear wall otherwise lit by 1,2 and 3-light casements mostly
with horizontal glazing bars. Far left-hand window retains one
light with early rectangular leaded panes. Fine central C18
Interior: possibly 6 full cruck trusses, wind bracing. Spine beam
in central downstairs.room, large bread oven right of open
fireplace, tie beams with ovolo-moulded stops with bars. Large
half cone moulding on beam in room on far right-hand of ground
floor. Rectangular flat-chamfered stone fireplace.
Listing NGR: SO8266521532
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Source: English Heritage
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