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Fowler's Cottage, Ashtead

Description: Fowler's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 290421

OS Grid Reference: TQ1857857977
OS Grid Coordinates: 518578, 157977
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3086, -0.3002

Location: 18 Rectory Lane, Leatherhead, Surrey KT21 2BN

Locality: Ashtead
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT21 2BN

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Listing Text

TQ 1857-1957 (west side)

23.11.73 No.12 (Fowler's Cottage)


Cottage. Probably late C17, with C18 addition to rear; altered. Timber-framed
construction with gable wall, rear wing, and chimneys of red handmade brick,
roof of red tiles, some tile-hanging on left gable. L-plan formed by 2-unit front
range with single-unit rear wing. Two storeys and 2 bays; front wall has exposed
large-framing with timbers mostly of light scantling, including a sill and a
wallplate, principal wall-posts at both corners and in the centre, a mid-level
rail, and thin studs and rails between these; to the right of the central post is
an inserted 2-light casement window in what appears to be a former doorway;
otherwise, there is a 3-light casement to the left, a larger 3-light fixed window
to the right, and 2 small 3-light casements at 1st floor immediately under the
wallplate. Large external chimney stacks at both gables; full-height lean-to at
right-hand gable. The rear wall is of brick at ground floor with timber-framing
above, and has 2 single-light casements; the rear wing has segmental-headed
openings including an inserted or moved doorway and a 2-light casement to the
left of this (no openings above), and a large external chimney stack at the rear
gable (partly covered by a lean-to). Interior: not inspected, but rear wing said to
contain bread oven.

Listing NGR: TQ1857857977

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Source: English Heritage

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