VINE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1116566

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1972

Statutory Address: VINE COTTAGE, 5, OLD CHURCH LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: VINE COTTAGE, 5, OLD CHURCH LANE

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

County: Surrey

District: Waverley (District Authority)

Parish: Farnham

National Grid Reference: SU 84677 45332

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History

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Details

1099 OLD CHURCH LANE THE BOURNE SU 84 NW 11/ 177 No 5 (Vine Cottage) SU 84 NW 11/177 II 1800 circa. 2 storeys, 2 window bays to original part. Red brick, ironstone core; slate roof. 2 windows above, 3 windows 1 sash and 2 modern casements and 2 doors one a French casement on grouped floor which is covered by a verandah. 2 storeys, 1 window bay [one Window above and 2 below] added in 18905, 2 storeys 2 window bays added in 1950s. Listed for historical reasons as the home for many years of George Sturt (died 1926) who, after William Cobbett, was probably the most famous of Farmhouse sons. While living here he wrote "The Wheewrights Shop", the building of which is still standing in East Street (no 84) and is listed, and his Journal in which he recorded the "peasant" life of the neighbourhood.



Listing NGR: SU8467745332

Legacy

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