TUDOR COTTAGE, BIX COTTAGE AND TUMBER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1353589
Date first listed:
31-Dec-1982
Date of most recent amendment:
13-Jan-2003
Statutory Address:
TUDOR COTTAGE, BIX COTTAGE AND TUMBER HOUSE, BATTS BRIDGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
TUDOR COTTAGE, BIX COTTAGE AND TUMBER HOUSE, BATTS BRIDGE ROAD

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

County:
East Sussex
District:
Wealden (District Authority)
Parish:
Maresfield
National Grid Reference:
TQ 46498 24063

Details

MARESFIELD

995/26/677 BATTS BRIDGE ROAD 31-DEC-82 Tudor Cottage, Bix Cottage and Tumber House (Formerly listed as: BATTS BRIDGE ROAD Tudor Cottage) (Formerly listed as: BATTS BRIDGE ROAD Bix Cottage)

II



Originally one building, now three properties. Originally a C14 hall-house with service bay to the west, two bay central open hall and parlour bay to the east. but parlour wing added c1760 and the roof rebuilt about this time. EXTERIOR: Timber-framed building, with plaster infilling in west wall but Bix Cottage and Tudor Cottage refronted with red brick in C18. Hipped tiles roof with gablet to one end. Casement or horizontally-sliding sash windows. Two storeys. Three windows. Modern brick addition to north-west. Tumber Cottage mainly comprises the C18 parlour wing. It is set end on to the street, is of higher elevatio,is rendered with band between floors, has a tiled roof with one brick chimneystack, has one C20 casement to each floor and doorcase with tiled hood. INTERIOR: Open hall was divided by an arch-braces truss. The central section of the tiebeam has an integral nib carrying the line of the braces across the underside of the tiebeam. Archbraces spring from the level of the present first floor. Some mediaeval principal posts survive, sections of the arch braces to the hall truss, three tiebeams, parts of the rear wallplate and a cewntral stud in the parlour/hall cross partition. C18 roof butmid c16 pair of unsootd rafter survives from a paired rafter and collar roof and some other similar rafters have ben reused.

[David Martin Report no 1337. "A brief note regarding Tudor Cottage, Bix Cottage and Tumber House Maresfield" 1998.],

Listing NGR: TQ4649124066

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
296405
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Martin, David , Report Number 1337 A brief note regarding Tudor Cottage, Bix Cottage and Tumber House Maresfield, (1998)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 17 Mar 2004
Reference: IOE01/11662/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geoffrey Farrow. Source Historic England Archive
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