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Penn Cottage Penns House, Steyning

Description: Penn Cottage Penns House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 298764

OS Grid Reference: TQ1739111577
OS Grid Coordinates: 517391, 111577
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8918, -0.3323

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

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

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Listing Text

Penn's House and
Penn Cottage
TQ 1711 24/152


Originally a dwelling of timber-framed construction and C17 or earlier date.
Converted into a Quaker Meeting House in 1678 and used by William Penn, the Founder
of the Society of Friends, who lived at Warminghurst, not far away. Made into
a dwelling again in the C19 or since. Not two dwellings. One storey and attic.
Three windows. Two gabled dormers. Now faced with stone rubble, red brick and
tile-hanging. Tiled roof. Casement windows. Stone inscribed "Quaker Meeting
House 1678".

Listing NGR: TQ1739111577

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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