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The Old Clergy House, Alfriston

Description: The Old Clergy House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 294939

OS Grid Reference: TQ5213102951
OS Grid Coordinates: 552131, 102951
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8061, 0.1577

Location: High Street, Alfriston, East Sussex BN26 5TL

Locality: Alfriston
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN26 5TL

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Listing Text

The Old Clergy House Old Clergy House
TQ 5202 39/91 13.lO.52


This was the first building and second property acquired by the National
Trust. It has a stone tablet on it recording that "The old Vicarage of
Alfriston, which had fallen into decay, was bought and repaired by the
National Trust, 1898". C14 timber-framed and close-studded building of wealden
type with plaster infilling. Each end projects, the first floor of the east
projection oversailing on brackets. Curved braces and brackets to eaves
of recessed centre. Ripped thatched roof. Casement windows with diamond-shaped
panes, one being an oriel. Brick chimney breast on west wall. The interior
retains its open hall with crown-post exposed.

Listing NGR: TQ5212902950

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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