Description: 8 and 9, Littleton Lane
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288301
OS Grid Reference: SU9815547331
OS Grid Coordinates: 498155, 147331
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2168, -0.5960
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SU 94 NE ARTINGTON C.P. LITTLETON LANE
3/44 Nos 8 & 9
Former hall house now divided. Late C14, altered in C17 and C20. Timber-
framed on brick plinth with some framing exposed, brick infilled. Some
stone infilling to thin panel framing on the right. Galletted sandstone
cladding to left. Plain tiled roof, hipped with gablet to left, half
hipped to right. At right angles to street. Two storeys with front
stack to left under oversailing top, further stack to right end. Four
framed bays. Irregular fenestration with four windows across the first
floor, two leaded, and four windows below. Half glazed door to right of
centre, further door in outshut to right end.
Street End: Underbuilt in stone with braced frame exposed above.
Garden Front: Four gabled dormers across eaves, irregular ground floor
Surrey Arch. Soc. describes the roof structure as having: "No purlins
but each pair of rafters is joined by a collar and upon each of the tie
beams, which form the centre and ends of the hall, there is a vertical
strut to the collar. The strut to the centre truss of the hall is 5"
wide with 2" chamfers and has a simple cushion base and broach stops to
the upper end. On the east, parlour, end of the house, facing the street,
is a pair of eaves crucks, rare for Surrey".
S.A.S. Collections LXXI 1977 pp 305-309. K.W.E. Gravett.
Old Cottage and Domestic Architecture in Surrey. 1891 by R. Neville p 70.
Listing NGR: SU9815547331
Source: English Heritage
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