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The Thatched Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kings Somborne, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0893 / 51°5'21"N

Longitude: -1.4338 / 1°26'1"W

OS Eastings: 439754

OS Northings: 132368

OS Grid: SU397323

Mapcode National: GBR 745.QB6

Mapcode Global: FRA 76W7.P8C

Entry Name: The Thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 20 June 1985

Last Amended: 7 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167615

English Heritage Legacy ID: 140810

Location: Kings Somborne, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO20

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Kings Somborne

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Somborne with Ashley St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 33 SE

5/23 The Thatched Cottage
(formerly Lovells Farm
20/6/85 Cottage)
Cottage. Late C15, encased C18, altered C19 & C20. Cruck timber-frame, painted brick
and rendered cob encasing, rendered addition, thatch roof. 1 1/2 storey, 3 bay with C20
wing to rear in centre. On road front, in each bay irregular C18 & C19 2-light case-
ment, 2 in centre bay, over 2-light casement in eyebrow dormer centre one C18, rest
C20. Roof half-hipped. Surviving upper part of cruck exposed at right end. Inside
2 cruck trusses, almost complete, exposed. Full crucks with diagonally set ridge
piece, collar and tie-beam that extends to carry wall plate. Diagonally set purlin,
scarf jointed at trusses and cut into blade. Top surface of most blades replaced,
curved braces run from this part of blade to purlin. During C20 restoration remains
of smoke hood found against right of centre truss when C18 stack take down. Flooring
over C17 with chamfered beams and joists.

Listing NGR: SU3975532368

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