St Christopher's Cottage

26 Apr 2003
St Christopher's Cottage, Binscombe Lane, Godalming, Waverley, Surrey, GU7 3PN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

GODALMING BINSCOMBE LANE SU 94 NE (south side, off) 1/11 17.7.90 St Christopher's Cottage - II

House. Second C16 with C17, C18 and C20 alterations, including C18 cladding.

Timber frame with wattle and daub infill clad in galleted Bargate rubblestone with red brick dressings. Plain tile roof. 3-bay house with smoke-bay to centre bay, left bay partitioned off on both floors; fireplace inserted and out- shut added to rear right C17; outshut extended and the building clad, C18.

Garden front: 2 storeys, two 1st-floor windows. Old brick quoins; later brick surrounds to openings. Late C20 diamond-leaded door and windows. Door between right-hand bays has small square light to right and windows of 2 and 3 lights to left ; two 3-light windows to 1st floor. Former ridge stack in line with door removed; stack at right end. Rear: outshut of rubblestone on left (the earliest part) with buttresses, two 2-light windows and catslide roof; on right of brick, heightened late C20 with tile-hung walls; right bay (rear of main range) of painted brick in Flemish bond with rubblestone plinth and small ground-floor window. Right return: wall posts and tie-beam exposed; small, bricked-up, 3-light window with brick surround on left, and another tiny blocked opening on right; late C20 porch added on right, not of special interest. Left return: a 2-light window to left on each floor; line of former flue on right. Interior: exposed framing in former rear wall and in partition wall between left-hand bays on both floors; central bay has brick inglenook with bread oven; large scantling chamfered cross-beam and square section joists to left-hand and central bays.

Truss between left-hand bays has cambered tie-beam with queen posts, collar, through purlins and wattle and daub infill; wattle and daub partition at stack (in central bay).

Listing NGR: SU9688946184


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1576 IOE Records taken by Ray Pettit; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Ray Pettit. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Pettit, Ray

Rights Holder: Pettit, Ray


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