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Contained in this page are photographs of Chithurst Cartshed showing details of its structure, and a drawing showing the structure in its original condition.

Chithurst Cartshed is a traditional open-ended cartshed, typical of those built around 1700. It is oak-framed with a superb staggered butt purlin roof. Latterly it had a corrugated iron roof replacing the peg tiles. the cartshed was blown over in a storm, but was cushioned and held together by the iron roof. The frame is in very good condition and is an impressive example of its type.

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Beneath are photographs showing that despite the storm damage, the cartshed frame is still in very good condition.

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Originally stood at: Horley, Sussex.
Period: c1700
Material: Oak
Dimensions: 30ft long by 18.5ft wide
Comments: Staggered butt purlin roof. Oak frame is in very good condition.

 

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