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St Mary's Guest House and the Garden Gate, Bramber

Description: St Mary's Guest House and the Garden Gate

Grade: I
Date Listed: 15 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 298341

OS Grid Reference: TQ1892310605
OS Grid Coordinates: 518923, 110605
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8827, -0.3108

Location: 14 The Street, Bramber, West Sussex BN44 3WE

Locality: Bramber
Local Authority: Horsham District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN44 3WE

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Listing Text

1. (south side)
St Mary's Guest House
and the Garden Gate
TQ 1810 25/49 15.3.55


Built in the C15 as a home for the Wardens of the Bridge, who were the monks
of Sele Priory at Upper Beeding. Probably a court-yard house originally, of
which this is the only surviving wing. Timber-framed building with first floor
close-studded and oversailing on the protruding ends of the floor joists, bressumer
and brackets on the north and east sides. Ground floor of east front rebuilt
in brick and flints. Plaster infilling. Hipped Horsham slab roof. Ground
floor windows modern. First floor windows of east front original casement
windows including a small projecting window of 2 tiers of three lights and
one of two tiers of five lights, both with wooden mullions and transoms and
diamond-shaped leaded panes. Two storeys and attic. Four windows and three
hipped dormers facing east. Two windows and one dormer facing north. C19
flint addition to west and later brick addition beyond that. The interior
has a good staircase, fine chimney-pieces and a room with painted panelled
Crested wrought iron gate to the garden to north-east of the house.

Listing NGR: TQ1892510604

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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