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Description: Cat's Castle
Date Listed: 10 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 169308
OS Grid Reference: TQ5755842891
OS Grid Coordinates: 557558, 142891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1636, 0.2520
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SOUTHBOROUGH THE COMMON
Oak Cottage and Cat's
- Castle (Grove Lodge)
C18 cottage, possibly originally outhouse, extended in brick and stucco, c1830,
possibly by Decimus Burton. ORIGINAL COTTAGE facing west, extended alongside by
2 bays to south-east. This part with painted brick ground-floor weather-boarded
1st floor. Gabled ends of this block form end bays of the north-east and south-
west fronts. SOUTH FRONT, 2 storeys and 3 bays wide, each bay unequal and
topped by a gable, that over the centre smaller, lower, and more like a pediment
than a true gable. Decorative barge-boards on right-hand gable. Porch with
flat wooden hood to right of central window. EAST FRONT, 3 bays wide with barge
boarded gables to left and right and 2-storey canted bay window of 3 lights to
Listing NGR: TQ5755842891
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Source: English Heritage
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