Description: Rapps Cottage, and Building on South-West Corner
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263914
OS Grid Reference: ST3380317063
OS Grid Coordinates: 333803, 117063
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9492, -2.9437
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ASHILL CP BUTTS LANE (EASDT SIDE)
2/13 Rapps Cottage, and building on
Detached cottage. Possibly C15 origins. Local lias stone colourwashed; half-hipped thatched roof; intermediate brick
chimney stacks. Single-storey with attic, 6 bays irregular fenestration. Casement windows of early pattern, mostly
3-light, rectangular leaded with some iron-framed opening lights; to bay 2 4-light and to bay 6 a 2-light; attic
windows to right of bay 2, bay 4, right of bay 5 and to bay 6, these last 2-light, all set in swept thatched dormers;
projecting porch under catslide roof to bay 3, with early boarded door in heavy frame in the main wall; further boarded
door to right of bay 6. Further leaded light casement to attic, north gable; to south-west corner a timber-framed,
timber clad building with half-hipped thatched roof, possibly incorporating early timber framing. Interiors not seen,
but reported is a through-passage plan, signs of a central open-roofed hall with jointed-cruck-framed roof and
smoke-blackened rafters, and probably C17 modifications and additions (VAG Report, SRO unpublished, June 1980).
Listing NGR: ST3380317063
Source: English Heritage
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