FURXEFIELD COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1039949

Date first listed: 24-May-1993

Statutory Address: FURXEFIELD COTTAGE, SPITHANDLE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: FURXEFIELD COTTAGE, SPITHANDLE LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham (District Authority)

Parish: Ashurst

National Grid Reference: TQ 16569 15427

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History

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Details

The following building shall be added to the list;

TQ 11 NE ASHURST SPITHANDLE LANE

8/10007 Furzefield Cottage

II

Cottage. Early to mid C16 timber framed building of 2 1/2 bays, originally with either open hearth or more probably a smoke bay or smoke hood and integral outshot to rear left with inserted C17 brick chimneystack, refronted in late C18 or early C19 when a further outshot was added to rear right and side left, refenestrated in C20 and with small added rear porch. Exterior now mainly painted brick but jowled post visible to right side elevation and some exposed beams above lean-to on left hand side. Outshot partly stock brick and partly red brick with tiled course protecting timber beam. Steeply pitched hipped tiled roof with red brick chimney stack. 1 1/2 storeys; 2 windows. C20 casements with leaded lights (ground floor right window retains blocked cambered arch). 2 gabled dormers and off central cambered doorcase with C20 plank door. Interior has good quality frame with mid rail, curved braces, jowled upright posts and queenpost roof. Ground floor has brick open fireplace with cambered wooden lintel with run outstop. Central axial beam has deep chamfer to unheated parlour side and mortice holes for former partition. Floor joists of square section. C16 floor boards to first floor central room. Remains of wattle and daub partitions. Smoke blackening reported in roof above chimney. Discoloured wattle and daub to rear of chimney may indicate presence of earlier smoke bay or hood. C18 plank doors.

Listing NGR: TQ1656915427

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 361776

Legacy System: LBS

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