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Description: Wheatley End Cottage
Date Listed: 15 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 142175
OS Grid Reference: SU7821641177
OS Grid Coordinates: 478216, 141177
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1645, -0.8828
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SU 74 SE BINSTED THE STREET
4/78 Wheatley End Cottage
Cottage, formerly a pair. C16, C17, late C18, with C20 restoration. Walls of
brick and stone, with a thatched roof. A late medieval timber frame'of 2 bays,
with a massive. chimney attached at each end (and lst floor inserted), extended
at each end as a timber frame, modified to form 2 dwellings, with a doorway at
each end: now returned to one. Symmetrical south elevation of 2 storeys, 4 above 6
windows. Hipped roof with eyebrows to 2 ½-dormers, catslide at rear. Tile-hung
upper wall, the ground floor now clad in brickwork of Flemish bond, with a plinth.
Casements of the paired middle windows one has been lowered to make a French
window. At each end the upper walls are tile hung; the lower having exposed
framework with painted brick infill, the end of the outshot, being of malmstone:
casements, boarded doors in plain frames. The rear (north elevation to the lower
roadway) has 2 windows, upper walls of brickwork in Flemish bond and lower of
malmstone with brick dressings (quoins and verticals). The interior exposes the
original structure and there is a dog-leg stair beside the chimney breast - the
upper floor has 2 rooms to each side, separated by a timber-framed cross-wall.
Listing NGR: SU7821941175
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Source: English Heritage
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