Description: 31, New Street
Date Listed: 17 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 298211
OS Grid Reference: TQ1769130421
OS Grid Coordinates: 517691, 130421
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0611, -0.3219
TQ 163O 1/160
Timber framed building of two different stages of construction, the earlier portion of
C16 or earlier origin, and the later of late Cl6 to early Cl7; a third, brick portion
added at NE end. Two storeys. Front elevation with red brick infilling; rear elevation
with brick and rendered infilling. Complete timber framed structure visible internally.
The South-west two bays comprise the original cottage with tension braces to upper
panels of end bays in all elevations, the NE elevation comprising a full-height timber
framed partition, now internal. Queen post and queen strut windbrace roof; chimney
breast at SW end and internal breast with truncated stack at NE end. Late C16 to
early C17 timber framed bay with straight tension braces added at NE end. Lower C18
or Cl9 brick bay added to NE of this with adjoining C20 passage and garage. Modern
tile roof replacing former Horsham stone slab roof. Rear elevation with two horizontally
sliding sashes and old window frames, one possibly retaining traces of a mullioned
In front elevation, from South-west, first bay with three-light leaded casement above
modern bow on ground floor. Second bay with ledged door with modern two-light metal
framed window with small panes to right of it, with two-light leaded window above it.
Third bay with modern three-light metal-framed window with small panes below and three-
light leaded window with old catch above. Fourth bay with early C20 two-light window
with small panes above. Narrow-section of mathematical tile or brick on top of timber-
framedl construction at SW end.
Inside, old ledged door with old hinges in entrance bay with probably C19 four flush
panelled door leading into SW room. Roof of original portion possibly with traces of
smoke blackening at NE end.
Listing NGR: TQ1769130421
Source: English Heritage
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