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Wyckham Farm Cottage Wyckham Farmhouse, Steyning

Description: Wyckham Farm Cottage Wyckham Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 298768

OS Grid Reference: TQ1896113427
OS Grid Coordinates: 518961, 113427
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9081, -0.3094

Location: Steyning, West Sussex BN44 3YW

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for;

Wyckham Farmhouse

The entry shall be amended to read;

13/170 Wyckham Farmhouse and
Wyckham Farm Cottage


Former farmhouse and farm cottage. East part, Wyckham Farm
Cottage and part of Wyckham Farmhouse, comprises late
Mediaeval former open hall-house of 2 bays, altered and
lengthened in the early C17, and with two parallel ranges to
west (Wyckham Farmhouse) added in C18 and c1800. C20
fenestration. East part timber-framed, clad in red brick with
some grey headers in English bond, the end bay in English
Garden Wall bond with flint patch below. Horsham stone slab
roof with gablets. Brick inserted chimneystack. Two
storeys;4:3 windows. C20 casements. To extreme east is C18
outshot with C20 dormer. Plinth. Early to mid C19 porch
converted into a window bay. To the west are two parallel
ranges of red brick in Flemish bond with Horsham stone slab
roofs, C20 windows and C20 porch. Wyckham Farm Cottage has a
lounge of 2 bays with wide wooden bressumer with marks of
crane on stone open fireplace with breadoven with cambered
entrance. Chamfered spine beam and floor joists of square
section. Kitchen retains early C19 basket-grate, copper and
bread oven. First floor has exposed tie beams, jowled posts
and chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops. Attic, not
accessible at time of survey, reported to have two crownposts
and smoke -blackened timbers. Wyckham Farmhouse contains one
bay of timber-framed house on first floor and basement. C18
wings have been gutted in C20. In 1565, John Culpeper died
seized of 1/3 of the manor of Little Wyckham in Steyning, held
of Bramber manor as a 1/3 fee. In 1571, his son Thomas had
disposed of it in return for an annuity of four pounds. The
existing buildings are shown on an estate map of 1752.
[See "History of the county of Sussex" by T P Hudson Vol VI
Part I Bramber Rape.]


5404 Wyckham Farmhouse

TQ 11 SE 13/170


East half C17. Red brick and grey headers alternately. Horizontally-sliding
sash windows. West half comprises two parallel ranges. C19. Red brick. Modern
windows. Horsham slab roof to whole house. Two C19 gabled porches.

Listing NGR: TQ1896113427

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Source: English Heritage

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