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Description: Swiss Cottage
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 174462
OS Grid Reference: TQ7690451842
OS Grid Coordinates: 576904, 151842
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2383, 0.5328
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BOUGHTON MONCHELSEA BERESFORDS HILL
TQ 75 SE (East side)
1/4 Swiss Cottage
23.5.67 under Boughton
House. C17 with earlier core, later additions and early C19 alterations.
Timber framed, rendered, with plain tile roof. Main range 2 storeys, cross-
wing 2 storeys, attic and cellar. Rendered plinth. C17 cross-wing to left,
flush with facade; eaves higher than those of main range and jettied on moulded
bressumer with shaped brackets. Moulded bargeboards to gable of wing. Similar
gable immediately to right of stack, rising above eaves of main range on shaped
brackets. Gable to right end of main range. Rendered multi-flued stack in
front slope of roof immediately to right of wing. Rendered rear stack to right.
Irregular fenestration of 4 windows; one pair of 12-pane sashes with central
mullion to wing, and one under main-range gable. Similar pair of 8-light sashes
to right of main-range gable. One 2-light casement under stack. Rendered
rectangular flat-roofed single-storey porch under stack, with half-glazed door
with cambered head and margin lights. Short 2-storey rendered rear wing to
right. Interior: early-to-mid C19 fireplaces, grates and cornices. Curved C19
staircase with stick balusters. Clasped purlin roof to wing, with windbraces.
A very small quantity of exposed framing.
Listing NGR: TQ7690451842
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Source: English Heritage
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