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Vine Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Farnham, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2009 / 51°12'3"N

Longitude: -0.7894 / 0°47'21"W

OS Eastings: 484677

OS Northings: 145332

OS Grid: SU846453

Mapcode National: GBR DB9.R6X

Mapcode Global: VHDY8.82JP

Entry Name: Vine Cottage

Listing Date: 29 December 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443036

Location: Farnham, Waverley, Surrey, GU9

County: Surrey

District: Waverley

Civil Parish: Farnham

Built-Up Area: Farnham

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: The Bourne

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

SU 84 NW 11/ 177 No 5 (Vine Cottage) SU 84 NW 11/177

1800 circa. 2 storeys, 2 window bays to original part. Red brick, ironstone
core; slate roof. 2 windows above, 3 windows 1 sash and 2 modern casements and 2 doors one a French casement on grouped floor which is covered by a verandah. 2 storeys, 1 window bay [one Window above and 2 below] added in 18905, 2 storeys 2 window bays added in 1950s.
Listed for historical reasons as the home for many years of George Sturt (died 1926) who, after William Cobbett, was probably the most famous of Farmhouse sons. While living here he wrote "The Wheewrights Shop", the building of
which is still standing in East Street (no 84) and is listed, and his Journal in which he recorded the "peasant" life of the neighbourhood.

Listing NGR: SU8467745332

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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