SU9537 : A Lutyens cottage: Little Leat

taken 7 years ago, near to Hambledon, Surrey, Great Britain

A Lutyens cottage: Little Leat
A Lutyens cottage: Little Leat
This cottage stands just a short distance to the south of Tigbourne Court, an important early Lutyens house LinkExternal link and may have been intended as staff accommodation. The house and cottage have a number of features in common: both are built of the local Bargate stone, with galleted mortar courses, while the oval window to the right of the cottage front door echoes a feature of the larger house LinkExternal link.

Perhaps it is just the scale of the building, but (to me, at least) Little Leat seems a bit prim, contrasting with Tigbourne Court's ruggedness.

Little Leat is Grade II listed: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 3 November, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9575 3786 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.9213N 0:37.9772W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 9574 3784
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