TR1960 : Ashby Cottage

taken 7 years ago, near to Westbere, Kent, Great Britain

Ashby Cottage
Ashby Cottage
17th Century thatched Grade II Listed cottage on Westbere Lane.
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This cottage is one of the four hall houses to be found in Westbere and is thought to date from around 1480. It is a good example of a 'low' or single storey hall house. It comprises a single-bay open hall, one end open and the other end originally lofted over with a sleeping platform. It is a valuable survival of a house that never had a first floor inserted into either the open bay or the hall. The cottage is of timber frame construction with wattle and daub walls. The collar-rafted roof is thatched in reed.
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TR1960, 63 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 July, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 July, 2010
Category
Houses > Thatched cottages   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 191 609 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:18.3434N 1:8.5717E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 191 609
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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