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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1116566
English Heritage Legacy ID: 443036
Location: Farnham, Waverley, Surrey, GU9
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
1099 OLD CHURCH LANE
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
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