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Picts Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowfold, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.001 / 51°0'3"N

Longitude: -0.2618 / 0°15'42"W

OS Eastings: 522060

OS Northings: 123840

OS Grid: TQ220238

Mapcode National: GBR JLV.0NP

Mapcode Global: FRA B6BG.PTH

Entry Name: Picts Cottages

Listing Date: 5 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1261161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 299774

Location: Cowfold, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Cowfold

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Cowfold St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added to the list;


17/10004 Picts Cottages


Two houses. Early C16 or earlier. Timberframed, refronted in later C19
in Flemish bond brickwork to ground floor of red brick and black
headers. Tile hung first floor. Tiled roof with off central late C16
ribbed brick chimneystack and gablet to left side. 2 storeys; 6
windows. Late C19 leaded light casements in wooden surrounds including
2 projecting gables, 2 C20 half-glazed doors with flat hood on
brackets. C20 lean-to additions to side. Left side cottage has dining
room with axial beam with 3 inch chamfer and lambs tongue stops. Beam
over fireplace has lambs tongue stop. Bread oven and 2 shelves. First
floor has gunstock jowled posts and rushlight marks and base of
crownpost visible. Other cottage has open fireplace. Rest of house not
inspected. Original roof throughout is crown post with collars and
collar purlin. Chimney bay has some visible wall-framing to the north
of the chimney at first floor which might indicate an earlier smoke
bay. The three bays to the left of the inserted chimneystacks have
clear roof timbers but the two bays to the right of the chimneystack
are sooted.
[See 1991 Report on Picts Farm Cowfold by Dr Annabelle F. Palmer]

Listing NGR: TQ2206023840

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

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