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Hop Garden Cottage, Great Bookham

Description: Hop Garden Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 290489

OS Grid Reference: TQ1359854669
OS Grid Coordinates: 513598, 154669
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2798, -0.3726

Location: Lower Road, Dorking, Surrey KT23 4AH

Locality: Great Bookham
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT23 4AH

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Listing Text

TQ 1354 NE (south side)

23.11.73 No.191 (Hop Garden Cottage)


Farmhouse, now house. Probably earlier C17, enlarged and altered in C18, and
recently extended. Timber frame with white-painted brick nogging and added
facade; red tile roof. Formerly a single-depth 3-bay plan of 2 unequal internal
units; with service extensions added to the right-hand end and to the rear of the
2nd and 3rd bays in the C18; recent addition to rear of left half (not of special
interest). The 2-storey 3-bay sym metrical brick facade, with a low plinth and a
3-course band, has a central doorway with modern glazed door protected by a
light wooden porch with pitched roof, 2 segmental-headed cross-window
casements at ground floor, 2 horizontal sliding sashes under the eaves above
these and a small 2-light casement above the door. To the right is a timber-
framed lean-to with brick nogging, and an external gable chimney rising through
it. The left gable wall is of box-framing, with braces to the tie-beam, 4 queen
struts and a king strut, brick nogging, and one inserted window on each floor.
(At the rear, the recent addition in compatible is style and materials, and has
tile-hanging at 1st floor.) Interior: the housepart (occupying 2 structural bays)
has a chamfered lateral beam, a similar axial beam between this and a renewed
partition wall to the 1st bay, a brick inglenook fireplace with chamfered
bressummer and remains of a bread oven, and to the rear of this a remodelled
spiral-newel staircase; at 1st floor the timber-framed former rear wall has
remains of a diamond-mullion window; and there are various C18 panelled doors
with H-hinges.

Listing NGR: TQ1359854669

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Source: English Heritage

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