Hop Garden Cottage

Date:
1 Aug 2006
Location:
Hop Garden Cottage, Lower Road, Leatherhead, Mole Valley, Surrey, KT23 4AH
Reference:
IOE01/15571/32
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

GREAT BOOKHAM LOWER ROAD TQ 1354 NE (south side) 14/97

23.11.73 No.191 (Hop Garden Cottage)

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. Probably earlier C17, enlarged and altered in C18, and recently extended. Timber frame with white-painted brick nogging and added facade; red tile roof. Formerly a single-depth 3-bay plan of 2 unequal internal units; with service extensions added to the right-hand end and to the rear of the 2nd and 3rd bays in the C18; recent addition to rear of left half (not of special interest). The 2-storey 3-bay sym metrical brick facade, with a low plinth and a 3-course band, has a central doorway with modern glazed door protected by a light wooden porch with pitched roof, 2 segmental-headed cross-window casements at ground floor, 2 horizontal sliding sashes under the eaves above these and a small 2-light casement above the door. To the right is a timber- framed lean-to with brick nogging, and an external gable chimney rising through it. The left gable wall is of box-framing, with braces to the tie-beam, 4 queen struts and a king strut, brick nogging, and one inserted window on each floor.

(At the rear, the recent addition in compatible is style and materials, and has tile-hanging at 1st floor.) Interior: the housepart (occupying 2 structural bays) has a chamfered lateral beam, a similar axial beam between this and a renewed partition wall to the 1st bay, a brick inglenook fireplace with chamfered bressummer and remains of a bread oven, and to the rear of this a remodelled spiral-newel staircase; at 1st floor the timber-framed former rear wall has remains of a diamond-mullion window; and there are various C18 panelled doors with H-hinges.

Listing NGR: TQ1359854669

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1142 IOE Records taken by Peter Karry; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Peter Karry. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Karry, Peter

Rights Holder: Karry, Peter

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Timber, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Box Frame House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Service Wing