This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SU 02 NE BISHOPSTONE CROUCHESTON (south side)
5/49 Old Rafters
Detached cottage. Late C16, altered C17 and C18. Square-panelled timber-framing with brick nogging, dressed limestone and brick to south front, thatched roof with brick stacks. L-plan. Single- storey and attic, 1-window south front. Glazed C20 door and planked stable door in thatched porch on posts with segmental- headed C20 casement to right and two c20 casements to left, one eyebrow dormer with 2-light casements. Left return has half-glazed door in thatched porch with 2-light and single-light casements to left, two eyebrow dormers with 2-light casements. Right return is windowless; evidence of raised eaves in brickwork. Rear has blocked doorway and 3-light wooden mullioned casement to main range, wing projecting to right has segmental-headed 2-light casement and eyebrow dormer to east side, north gable in banded chalk and brick; raised roofline.
Interior has deeply-chamfered beams with stepped stops, open fireplace with cambered chamfered lintel on chamfered stone jambs and spice cupboard in room to right of entrance, timber-framed partitions to ground floor, planked doors. Roughly-cut rafters exposed in attics. Possibly originally a cottage with ground floor open to roof, first floor inserted when eaves raised in C17 or C18.
Listing NGR: SU0673225385
© Mr Peter Letcher. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Letcher, Peter
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