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Wappingthorn, Steyning

Description: Wappingthorn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 298759

OS Grid Reference: TQ1739913486
OS Grid Coordinates: 517399, 113486
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9089, -0.3316

Location: Horsham Road, Steyning, West Sussex BN44 3AA

Locality: Steyning
Local Authority: Horsham District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN44 3AA

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Listing Text

TQ 11 SE 13/167 15.3.55


Once an important house that later became a farmhouse and has again been altered
and greatly enlarged in modern times and is now a large L-shaped house of 12
windows of which only the west end of the east-west wing is old. This is dated
1609. Red brick. Stone stringcourse. Horsham slab roof. Casement windows
with stone mullions and transoms. Two storeys. Four windows. The easternmost
window bay and the next but one to it project slightly. The former has a huge
window rising the whole height of the 2 storeys and containing 4 tiers of 6 lights,
of which only 4 lights are glazed in the bottom, next to bottom and top tiers.
The latter has long and short stone quoins, sprocket eaves, a hipped roof, a
cartouche in the centre and a 4 light window on each floor, the upper window
having 2 tiers but only two of the lights in the lower tier are glazed. The
window bay between these projections has another huge window rising the whole
height of the 2 storeys containing 5 tiers of 6 lights, of which only 3 lights
in the second tier from the top and 2 in the fourth and bottom tiers are glazed.
The westernmost window bay has a window on each floor containing 2 tiers of 3
lights, the upper lights of the first floor window blocked. Buttress at the
angle of this window bay. The porch at the other end of the old part of the
house is modern, but it contains an original stone doorway with pilasters, carved
spandrels, keystone, enriched frieze and projecting cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ1739913486

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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