Hop Garden Cottage

1 Aug 2006
Hop Garden Cottage, Lower Road, Leatherhead, Mole Valley, Surrey, KT23 4AH
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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)


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


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


© Peter Karry. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Karry, Peter

Rights Holder: Karry, Peter


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