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Description: St Christopher's Cottage
Date Listed: 17 July 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 291280
OS Grid Reference: SU9688946184
OS Grid Coordinates: 496889, 146184
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2067, -0.6144
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GODALMING BINSCOMBE LANE
SU 94 NE
(south side, off)
17.7.90 St Christopher's Cottage
House. Second ½ C16 with C17, C18 and C20 alterations, including C18 cladding.
Timber frame with wattle and daub infill clad in galleted Bargate rubblestone
with red brick dressings. Plain tile roof. 3-bay house with smoke-bay to
centre bay, left bay partitioned off on both floors; fireplace inserted and out-
shut added to rear right C17; outshut extended and the building clad, C18.
Garden front: 2 storeys, two 1st-floor windows. Old brick quoins; later brick
surrounds to openings. Late C20 diamond-leaded door and windows. Door between
right-hand bays has small square light to right and windows of 2 and 3 lights to
left ; two 3-light windows to 1st floor. Former ridge stack in line with door
removed; stack at right end. Rear: outshut of rubblestone on left (the earliest
part) with buttresses, two 2-light windows and catslide roof; on right of brick,
heightened late C20 with tile-hung walls; right bay (rear of main range) of
painted brick in Flemish bond with rubblestone plinth and small ground-floor
window. Right return: wall posts and tie-beam exposed; small, bricked-up,
3-light window with brick surround on left, and another tiny blocked opening on
right; late C20 porch added on right, not of special interest. Left return: a
2-light window to left on each floor; line of former flue on right. Interior:
exposed framing in former rear wall and in partition wall between left-hand bays
on both floors; central bay has brick inglenook with bread oven; large scantling
chamfered cross-beam and square section joists to left-hand and central bays.
Truss between left-hand bays has cambered tie-beam with queen posts, collar,
through purlins and wattle and daub infill; wattle and daub partition at stack
(in central bay).
Listing NGR: SU9688946184
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Source: English Heritage
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