Description: White Hart Cottage
Date Listed: 12 September 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 291861
OS Grid Reference: TQ0906540749
OS Grid Coordinates: 509065, 140749
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1556, -0.4418
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TQ 04SE EWHURST C.P. THE STREET
2/219 White Hart Cottage
12/9/72 (Formerly Nos. 1, 3
4 & 5 White Hart
Hall house, extended and divided. Early C15 with C16 and C19 extensions to ends
and rear. Timber framed clad on brick below, frame exposed to left with white-
washed brick infilling, Horsham slab roof to rear. Tile hung front pitch, half-
hipped to left with gablet. One storey and attic to left under two gabled through-
eaves dormers, two storeys to right in cross wing. Four framed bays with two bay
hall, multiple stack to left of centre. Passing brace to first floor left,
tension bracing to left of centre. Braced crown-post exposed on gable end of
cross wing with nesting boxes above in gable apex. Irregular first floor
fenestration including four windows, oriel-with diamond mullions and two windows
on the ground floor, one an angle bay oriel to the left. One window on each
floor of cross wing. Panelled door in gabled porch to left of centre, further
door to gabled wing. Pentice extension to left end and outshot across rear.
Brick and tile hung cottage to right, C19, not of special interest.
Interior:- Substantial quantities of framing exposed. Massive cambered tie-
beam and braced crown post roof to hall; cornice rail around the Hall and Solar
wing to south. Wattle and daub smoke hood survives intact to direct smoke to
gablet, and evidence of former jetty on southern solar wing. Arched braces in
solar wing framing and hollow chamfered open truss. An early house of some quality.
Listing NGR: TQ0904540756
Source: English Heritage
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