Description: Bramble Cottage
Date Listed: 20 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 297890
OS Grid Reference: TQ0976102316
OS Grid Coordinates: 509761, 102316
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8100, -0.4435
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TQ 0802 FERRING SEA LANE
28/128 Number 50,
House, later two cottages and currently house. Circa 1635 end chimneystack house with upper front and side windows early C19 and C20 ground floor front windows. Knapped flint with red brick dressings and thatched roof with end brick chimneystacks. Two storeys; 3 windows. First floor of front elevation has early C19 6-pane casements, ground floor has C20 casements. Plank door and C20 penticed porch with chamfered piers. Plinth. Left side elevation has 3 early C19 pointed arched windows. Rear elevation has C20 casement and flat-roofed C20 extension. Interior has north room with roughly hewn ceiling beams and open fireplace with tiled back having beehive-shaped bread oven and proving cupboard. Stone flagged vestibule with exposed beams. South room has C17 chamfered spine beam and open fireplace lined with red tiles. Some early C19 plank doors, exposed beams and some internal walls made of a type of mud. A house with the same garden size garden is recorded in the 1635 Glebe Terrier but it is positively identified in the court rolls of 1657. At some time between 1806 and 1839 it was converted into two cottages.
Listing NGR: TQ0976102316
Source: English Heritage
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