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Dawes Cottage, Great Bookham

Description: Dawes Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 290579

OS Grid Reference: TQ1258054379
OS Grid Coordinates: 512580, 154379
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2774, -0.3873

Location: Little Bookham Street, Dorking, Surrey KT23 3BX

Locality: Great Bookham
Local Authority: Mole Valley District Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: KT23 3BX

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Listing Text

TQ/15/SW (west side)

7.9.51 No.3 (Dawes Cottage)


Farmhouse, now house. Probably early C16, enlarged in later C16. Timber frame
with rendered brick cladding at ground floor, brick nogging above, with some
tile-hanging and red tile roofs. L-plan: hall range of 3 structural bays with a
projecting wing aded to the 3rd. One-and-a-half storey hall and 2-storey wing;
the hall has a doorway in the centre (under a pitched canopy), a modern 3-light
casement to the left, some exposed posts and light studs above ground floor
level, a small dormer offset left of centre, and an axial ridge chimney offset to
the right; the left gable wall has a window at ground floor, and tile hung gable
with an attic window. The projecting wing, which half overlaps the right-hand
end of the hall range, has exposed wall-posts with convex braces to the tie-
beam and an arched brace to the wall-plate of the re-entrant, 2 queen struts
and a king strut; a square modern window at ground floor and a 2-light
casement at 1st floor; a small 2-light casement at ground floor of the re-
entrant side; and an external chimney stack on the return wall, Interior: the hall
range is of 3 structural bays, the centre narrower than the ends and now
containing the chimney stack with back-to-back inglenook fireplaces; the timber-
framing includes large stop-chamfered beams and joists at ground floor, and
jowelled wallposts, wallplates, tie-beams and one arch-brace; vacant mortices in
the posts of the 2nd frame suggest that this frame was formerly closed (perhaps
as part of a smoke bay); wallplate at front of 3rd bay removed for addition of

Listing NGR: TQ1258054379

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Source: English Heritage

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