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Latitude: 50.8773 / 50°52'38"N
Longitude: 0.3658 / 0°21'56"E
OS Eastings: 566537
OS Northings: 111316
OS Grid: TQ665113
Mapcode National: GBR NVB.WVL
Mapcode Global: FRA C6NS.8BN
Entry Name: Japonica Cottage post Office Cottage scolfes
Listing Date: 12 August 1981
Last Amended: 4 July 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1184030
English Heritage Legacy ID: 295693
Location: Wartling, Wealden, East Sussex, BN27
County: East Sussex
Civil Parish: Wartling
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Wartling St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
WARTLING BOREHAM STREET
34/328 Boreham Street Post Office
and G and M Phillips' Stores
shall be amended to read;
TQ 6611 WARTLING BOREHAM STREET
34/328 Scolfes, Japonica Cottage and
Post Office Cottage
Three cottages and restaurant, formerly post office and stores and originally house. A complex
building of c1394 with stone cellar and 3 bay open hall of Wealden type, timber fireplace
inserted into hall in mid C16 and late C16 crosswing to east. A C17 fireplace was inserted into
open hall, a crosswing added c1700 of which the ground floor was probably a mercer's shop
(now Japonica Cottage) and the building refurbished c1765 by John Holland. C20 shopfront.
Timberframed building, ground floor cement rendered, first floor weatherboarded. Tiled roof
with half-hipped gable at east end. Two storeys; 5 windows. Mainly sashes with 16 panes. Post
Office Cottage of one storey with casement. Rear elevation retains 2 late C16 hollow
chamfered mullioned windows. Interior has stone barrel-vaulted cellar with 2 centred arched
blocked entrance to Scolfes and first floor retains open truss with 'decorated' moulding. The
late C16 croosswing retains ogee bracing. The front framing of the mid C16 timber chimney
survives. Circa 1700 a crosswing of one room on each floor was added to the east with
staggered butt purlin roof. Circa 1765 the C14 and late C16 roofs were replaced.
[See Report no 580 by David Martin and Barbara Martin, 1995.]
WARTLING BOREHAM STREET
Boreham Street Post Office
and G and M Phillips'
TQ 6611 34/328
C18. Two storeys. Five windows. Ground floor faced with cement, above
with weather-boarding. Tiled roof with half-hipped gable at east end. Projection
at west end with a hip. Glazing bars intact, except in the easternmost window-bay
which has casement windows. Modern shop front built out in the centre of
Listing NGR: TQ6653711316
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