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Wells Bottom Farmhouse, East Grinstead

Description: Wells Bottom Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 287525

OS Grid Reference: TQ3890839437
OS Grid Coordinates: 538908, 139437
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1374, -0.0159

Location: Lingfield Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 2RT

Locality: East Grinstead
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH19 2RT

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Listing Text

(North side, off),
12/182 Baldwins Hill
Wells Bottom

House. C17 with C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with
plaster infill, view tile-hung on concrete-rendered plinth right-hand bay with
rendered ground floor. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 2-bay timber framed
house, with 3rd bay added to right. C20 front conservatory and rear outshut
additions, not of special interest. Entrance elevation : lst-floor
overhanging and with earliest tile-hanging. C20 hipped-roofed porch with
board door between right-hand bays; C20 door to right bay, masked by
conservatory. Late C20, leaded pvc windows (of 2 lights to left bay, 3 lights
to centre, 1 and 2 lights to 1st floor of right bay. Half-hipped roof with
cross-ridge brick stack between right-hand bays. Rear: early C20 3-light
window to centre, with mid-late C20 windows of 2 and 1 lights above, and 2
lights to right on ground floor. Left return: early C20 4-pane window to
ground floor and 2-light wondow above, each with tile pentice. Right return:
a 3-light window to each floor. Interior: Timber framing in 2 left-hand bays
comprising sole plate, posts, studs forming wide panels mid-rail, lst-floor
curved tension braces at left end, eaves plate, vertical posts in left gable,
tie-beams and collared, bridle-jointed, rafters. On ground floor, evidence of
former partition between bays (the left bay narrower) in the mortices in the
soffit of the cross-beam; spine-beams with run-out-chamfers, pegged joists,
inglenook fireplace with chamfered timber bressumer and rubblestone stack with
former window in rear side positioned in rear right corner of larger,
right-hand, room. Later partitioning between bays on 1st floor, presumably
replacing earlier partition since it continues rog as a lath and plaster
partition. Roof over left-hand bays has collared rafters.

Listing NGR: TQ3890839437

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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