The Old School in Nutbourne, Hampshire, dates from around 1880 - before school milk made everybody taller: the current ceiling height on the ground floor is only 5ft11ins. Used as a school after 1880, it was later converted into a three-bedroom cottage, but now needs total modernisation. With courtyard garden and garage, it is for sale through Henry Adams (01243 377773) for pounds 95,000.
Number 1, Tower Cottages at Hilders Cliff, Rye in East Sussex, is Grade II listed and stands in the lee of the Landgate in the Cinque Ports town. The two-bedroom brick-built cottage has exposed timber frame, open fireplace in the sitting room and panelling to dado height. The rear garden is paved and has a fountain, gazebo and small workshop. pounds 90,000 through Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338).Reuse content