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Priory Farmhouse, Lyminster and Crossbush

Description: Priory Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 12 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 297950

OS Grid Reference: TQ0247406337
OS Grid Coordinates: 502474, 106337
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8475, -0.5458

Location: 244 A27, Lyminster, West Sussex BN18 9PQ

Locality: Lyminster and Crossbush
Local Authority: Arun District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN18 9PQ

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Listing Text

Priory Farmhouse
listed as Priory
(incorporating remains
of Calcetto Priory)]


Queen Adelisa, the widow of Henry I, who married as her second husband William de
Albini, Earl of Arundel, founded a small house here for Augustinian Canons at some
time before 1151. It was dedicated to St Bartholomew and was known as the Priory de
Calceto or of the Causeway. It was suppressed by Cardinal Wolsey in 1524. Of the
buildings, a portion of a square tower remains, which is now a farmhouse of which the
name is spelled Calcetto with two "ts". Square C13 building of stone rubble and
flints with red brick with dressings and 2 stone buttresses on the south west side.
Pyramidal tiled roof. Casement windows. 3 s, 3 w. On the south east a modern addition
of 2 s, and 1 w has been made and on the north west a similar addition of 1 s with a
penthouse roof.

Listing NGR: TQ0247406337

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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