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Old Workhouse Cottages, Steyning

Description: Old Workhouse Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 298770

OS Grid Reference: TQ1735411532
OS Grid Coordinates: 517354, 111532
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8914, -0.3328

Location: Mouse Lane, Steyning, West Sussex BN44 3LQ

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

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Listing Text

Nos 1, 2 and 3
Old Workhouse Cottages
TQ 1711 24/156 15.3.55


L-shaped medieval timber-framed building of "wealden" type, originally a hall
house, later converted into the Parish Poor-house and now three cottages. The
ground floor has been rebuilt in red and brown brick. Plaster infilling and
curved braces above. The projecting wings oversail on the protruding ends of
the floor joists and bressummers. Curved braces support the eaves of the recessed
centre. Hipped slate roof, probably thated originally. Horizontally-sliding
sash windows. Two storeys. Four windows. The L-wing behind with squares of
plaster infilling is contemporary or very little after the main building. Crown
post roof inside.

Listing NGR: TQ1735411532

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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