Description: Gratton Corner Cottage
Date Listed: 9 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 291764
OS Grid Reference: TQ0053336488
OS Grid Coordinates: 500533, 136488
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1189, -0.5650
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In the entry for:-
5/125 DUNSFOLD THE COMMON
9/3/60 Gratton Corner Cottage
(Formerly listed as
GV Gratton Corner, Fern Cottage
and Gratton Corner Cottage
The entry shall be amended to read:-
TQ05NW DUNSFOLD THE COMMON
5/125 Gratton Corner Cottage
9/3/60 (Formerly listed as
Gratton Corner, Fern Cottage
and Gratton Corner Cottage)
House. Probably late C15-early C16, and late C16; altered C17 and
subsequently. Timber framed, that of front range exposed on ground floor and
having red and blue/grey brick infilling and sandstone rubble plinth, the 1st
floor having fishscale tile hanging; rear wing having ground floor underbuilt
in rubblestone with brick dressings and in brick. Plain tile roofs. Rear
wing, the earliest part, a 2-bay open hall house with solar over service
(rearmost) end. To this was added, at front, a 3-bay range with smoke bay at
left end and added side outshut on right. 2 storeys throughout. Entrance
elevation (the added range): side outshut on right connects to projecting
gabled, single-storey porch with part-glazed door. Blocked doorway at left
end. Three C20 casement windows to each floor, on ground floor with square
leading, on lst floor with diamond leading. Roof at right end half-hipped
with gablet. Late C19 or early C20 stack at right end. Another large,
corniced, stack at rear to wing. Rear: wing has long, arched, brace on right
and small window to right of added truncated lateral chimney built of galleted
rubblestone and brick.
Interior: not fully inspected, but front range has blocked wooden mullioned
window in left wall on ground floor; chamfered spine beams with lambs tongue
stops; jowelled posts to rear wing. Roofs reported to have sooted rafters
over open hall of rear wing and smoke bay of front range, and clasped purlins;
the rear wing formerly having gablet at each end of roof and extra collars to
rafters which had the gablets (DBRG Report).
Surrey Domestic Buildings Research Group, Report No 3186.
TQ 05NW DUNSFOLD C.P. THE COMMON
5/125 Gratton Corner
9/3/60 Cottage (Formerly listed
as Gratton Corner, Fern
Cottage and Gratton
House. Late C16/Early C17, extended in late C19/C20. Timber framed, exposed
below on sandstone rubble plinth with red and blue/grey brick infilling, "club"
tile hanging above and plain tiled roof, half-hipped with gablet to-right. Two
storeys with central corbelled stack to the rear and a further stack to the
right end. Three diamond-pane leaded casement windows on the first floor, 3
square-paned leaded windows below. Pentice extension to right connecting to
gabled, single storey porch projecting with part glazed door in end.
Listing NGR: TQ0053336488
Source: English Heritage
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