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Little Coltstaple Farm, Southwater

Description: Little Coltstaple Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 298218

OS Grid Reference: TQ1784827558
OS Grid Coordinates: 517848, 127558
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0353, -0.3206

Location: Coltstaple Lane, Southwater, West Sussex RH13 9BB

Locality: Southwater
Local Authority: Horsham District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH13 9BB

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Listing Text

TQ 12 NE
12/403 Little Coltstaple Farm
House, formerly farmhouse and previously manor-house. A manor house on
this site is mentioned in 1397 and the existing building is of this date
or soon after, an open hall with crosswing, with early C17 inserted
floor refronted in C18 and with large late C20 wing to north west.
Timber framed with frame exposed on 1st floor with curved door braces
and late C18 diaper bond brick ground floor. Part of south east front
weatherboarded to 1st floor and south west front is tile hung to 1st
floor. Tiled roof with 2 brick chimneystacks including external one to
south east with stone base. 2 storeys 3 windows. C20 wooden casements.
Interior features include C17 newel post and some panelling, a roll
moulded dais beam, open fireplace, early C17 inserted ceiling with
chamfered spine beam with lambs tongue stop, plank doors, jowled posts
and crown post roof with head and foot braces and collar beam. This
building is probably mentioned in a will of 1574 as Coltstaple House as
having "2 rooms below stares other necessary rooms and 2 rooms above
stares" and is also the subject of an inventory of 1662.

Listing NGR: TQ1784827558

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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