Description: Park Cottage
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 311156
OS Grid Reference: ST9574866629
OS Grid Coordinates: 395748, 166629
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3987, -2.0625
ST 96 NE BROMHAM CHITTOE
2/6 No 86 (Park Cottage)
(formerly listed as Elfin Cottage)
House, C14 origins with C16 inserted floor and C18 alterations.
Timber-frame and painted rubble stone with thatched roof, half-
hipped each end, ridge stack and south end stack. 1½ storeys.
Leaded light casement windows, some C18, mostly C20. North end
wall has jettied upper floor. East front has stone and render
chimney wall with blocked former through passage door to left and
casement pair beyond. Eaves casement pair in eyebrow dormer
above. Exposed framing to right of stack with large gable,
original barge boards and pendant finial. Two ground floor
casement pairs, one C18, one C20, first floor C18 triple casement.
To right, C20 casement pair in rubble stone with exposed timbers
above. Rear rebuilt in rubble stone with one C18 triple casement.
Datestone IP 1750. C20 south west wing.
Interior: Former hall-house with 2 raised cruck trusses. One
surviving windbrace. Exceptional, 4-panel compartmental ceiling
with deep chamfered beams, pyramid-and-bar stops and carved oval
panel at centre intersection. Large beam in room to south of
Listing NGR: ST9574866629
Source: English Heritage
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