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Picts Cottages, Cowfold

Description: Picts Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 August 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 299774

OS Grid Reference: TQ2206023840
OS Grid Coordinates: 522060, 123840
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0010, -0.2618

Location: Picts Lane, Horsham RH13 8AN

Locality: Cowfold
Local Authority: Horsham District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH13 8AN

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list;


17/10004 Picts Cottages


Two houses. Early C16 or earlier. Timberframed, refronted in later C19
in Flemish bond brickwork to ground floor of red brick and black
headers. Tile hung first floor. Tiled roof with off central late C16
ribbed brick chimneystack and gablet to left side. 2 storeys; 6
windows. Late C19 leaded light casements in wooden surrounds including
2 projecting gables, 2 C20 half-glazed doors with flat hood on
brackets. C20 lean-to additions to side. Left side cottage has dining
room with axial beam with 3 inch chamfer and lambs tongue stops. Beam
over fireplace has lambs tongue stop. Bread oven and 2 shelves. First
floor has gunstock jowled posts and rushlight marks and base of
crownpost visible. Other cottage has open fireplace. Rest of house not
inspected. Original roof throughout is crown post with collars and
collar purlin. Chimney bay has some visible wall-framing to the north
of the chimney at first floor which might indicate an earlier smoke
bay. The three bays to the left of the inserted chimneystacks have
clear roof timbers but the two bays to the right of the chimneystack
are sooted.
[See 1991 Report on Picts Farm Cowfold by Dr Annabelle F. Palmer]

Listing NGR: TQ2206023840

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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