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Backsettown, Henfield

Description: Backsettown

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 298479

OS Grid Reference: TQ2186316009
OS Grid Coordinates: 521863, 116009
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9307, -0.2672

Location: Furners Lane, Henfield BN5 9HS

Locality: Henfield
Local Authority: Horsham District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN5 9HS

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Listing Text

TQ 2116 19/227 15.3.55


Originally called East Henfield, later "Eackside-of-the-Town", which has been corrupted
into Backsettown. L-shaped C16 or earlier timber-framed building with red brick
infilling. The south-east wing is the older portion which contained the hall.
The south front of the west wing and west front of the south-east wing have been
refaced with red brick, grey headers and red mathematical tiles. Hipped roof of
Horsham slabs. Casement windows. Two storeys. Two windows to each wing. Stepped
stone and brick chimney breast on north wall. The south-east wing has a small porch
with a pediment-containing a door of four moulded panels. West wing has a doorway
with flat hood and door of six moulded panels.

Listing NGR: TQ2186316009

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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