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Guppy's Tewcot Wychwood Cottage, Mayfield and Five Ashes

Description: Guppy's Tewcot Wychwood Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 297039

OS Grid Reference: TQ5844126855
OS Grid Coordinates: 558441, 126855
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0192, 0.2576

Location: West Street, Mayfield, East Sussex TN20 6DR

Locality: Mayfield and Five Ashes
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN20 6DR

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Listing Text

(South-East Side)
Guppy's, Wychwood
Cottage and Tewcot
TQ 5826 40/960
House, now three cottages. Later C19 or early C20 refacing of C16 to early C17
timber framed house, with probably slightly later outshut. Chequer brickwork to
ground floors, tile-hung first floor to Wychwood, and weatherboarded first floor to
Tewcot and Guppy's; plain tile hipped roof with red brick centre stack from rear
pitch; catslide roof at rear, built up in Guppy's. Two storeys. From South, one,
two and one windows; transomed late C19 three-light ground floor windows and first
floor sash windows, mainly without glazing bars. Tewcot has to left hand old wooden
boarded door with cover strips; Wychwood has right hand six panel door; Guppy's has
modern porch to left hand. Single storey S.W. side extension to Tewcot, with plain
tile roof with crest tiles; formerly a cobblers shop.
Interior: substantial framework of a C16 or early C17 timber framed house visible
in all three cottages e.g. posts, with long three foot jowls, descending to ground
floor, in rear wall in Guppy's, and in both front and rear walls in Tewcot; walls
of square panels of timber framing with straight braces in each cottage on the line
of the rear wall of the original house visible in each cottage; timber framed internal
partition walls; stopped and, chamfered ceiling beams; large inglenook fire place in
Wychwood, its stone chimney breast projecting with Guppy's. Old ledged door in

Listing NGR: TQ5844126855

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Source: English Heritage

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