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Highland Cottage, Capel

Description: Highland Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 290175

OS Grid Reference: TQ1501043116
OS Grid Coordinates: 515010, 143116
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1757, -0.3561

Locality: Capel
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH5 6HH

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Listing Text

8/66 Highland Cottage

Cottage. Early C16 with later C16 and C19 alterations and extensions. Timber
framed on render plinth with whitewashed roughcast cladding and C20 tile hanging
above under plain-tiled, half-hipped roof with end gablets. Three-bay lobby entry
plan incorporating the remains of earlier house. Two storeys with stacks to right
of centre and left end. Two gabled dormers, larger one to centre, with diamond-
pane glazing. Four windows to ground floor, one window to first floor right.
Panelled door to lobby entry, right of centre, in gabled "rustic" porch. Further
door in small extension, set back to left under first floor window. Pentice
extension to right.
Interior:- Base-cruck truss to left of centre with struts to rear wall visible.
Collar above joining crucks supporting three queen posts. Substantial framing
exposed on ceilings and in first floor, smoke blackened timbers in roof. Deep
brick fireplace with bacon loft. A rare example of cruck construction in Surrey.

Listing NGR: TQ1501043116

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Source: English Heritage

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