Keepers Cottage

20 May 2004
Keepers Cottage, Billingshurst, Horsham, West Sussex, RH14 9AZ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TQ 02 NE 10/20 Keeper's Cottage


2. House, former keeper's cottage. Late C16 smoke bay house with rear outshut later built up to form lower two storey rear wing. Main and front wing has timber framed first floor with infill partly of plastered wattle and daub and partly of brick, from which the later tile-hanging has been removed; ground floor of brick and of stone with brick quoins. Steeply pitched plain clay tile roof with gablet to north; brick stack to south gable above late C17 internal brick chimney breast. Two storeys. Square panels of timber framing with straight braces. East elevation with centre doorway with brick dressings and flanking windows also with brick dressings. Three windows on upper floor and traces also of a mullioned window at N E corner. Inside, exposed panel of timber framing; ground floor hearth room with brick inglenook fireplace with salt shelf; exposed beams and stopped and chamfered joists. Smoke blackening to former smoke bay; side purlin and queen strut roof with windbraces; carpenter's marks on rafters.

Listing NGR: TQ0837829107


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1465 IOE Records taken by Tim Nichols; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Tim Nichols. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Nichols, Tim

Rights Holder: Nichols, Tim


Brick, Clay, Daub, Plaster, Stone, Tile, Timber, Wattle, Tudor Timber Framed House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling