Description: Underhill Cottage
Date Listed: 12 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 268844
OS Grid Reference: ST3985151115
OS Grid Coordinates: 339851, 151115
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2560, -2.8633
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4/101 Underhill Cottage
Detached house. Ground floor beam has carved inscription WH 1721 which may be
appropriate, but plan form is C17. Painted rubble, painted brick stacks, pantile
roof. A long, one room thick plan, probably at some time two cottages, or cottage
end outbuildings; the right half may have been cross-passage 2 heated rooms plan;
lower outbuilding at right end. In 2 storeys, the front has five 2-light leaded
C19 casements at each level, those at ground floor with segmental heads; towards
right end a gabled open-fronted stone porch covers a good C17 studded 2-panel door
reputed to have come from a church. Two gable and one ridge stacks, raised
stepped copings. Right return has single casement above pitched roof of
outbuilding, left return is plain, and continues as boundary wall in Copse Wood
Lane (q.v.). Tie back has a 3 light casement, left, a part glazed door in gabled
porch opposite front entry, and a plank service door with glass panel far right.
Two flush gables flank a plain centre, with a 2 light and single light casement
respectively, an eaves stack to right of right gable. A large lay light in roof
to left. Interior: has lost original stair and fireplaces, but retains good
chamfered transverse beam in middle room, and spine beam in right hand room:
Entrance to first floor room at left end in through plain pointed arch opening. A
frame roof, butt purlins, replaced collars.
Listing NGR: ST3985151115
Source: English Heritage
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