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Barn to North West of Charlton Court, Steyning

Description: Barn to North West of Charlton Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 May 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 298773

OS Grid Reference: TQ1690811860
OS Grid Coordinates: 516908, 111860
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8944, -0.3391

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

TQ 1611
24/158A Barn to north-west
of Charlton Court
The entry shall be amended to read;

24/158A Barn to north-west
of Charlton Court

GV II* (star)

Aisled timber barn, possibly originally a tithe barn. Probably pre
1414 barn with roof pitch and covering altered in C18. Timber framed
barn the exterior partly clad in flint with brown brick dressings, t
partly weatherboarded on stone base. Horsham stone slab roof, half-
hipped to south. 2 cart entrances. West side is mainly clad in
weatherboarding on flint and brick plinth and has gabled cart
entrances. Aisled barn of 7 bays which originally projected further
to south. Jowled upright posts, some set in concrete padstones. Crown
posts of square section with headbraces and curved braces from
crownpost onto tiebeam. Some passing braces survive. 2 of the tie
beams and many of the tops of the wallplates seem to be reused as they
have a row of holes for joists. C18 roof replaces earlier roof of
steeper pitch with collar beam and has ridgepiece, through purlins and
Charlton Manor appeared in the Domesday Book as a holding of the Abbey
of Fecamp. It was seized in 1414 when the alien priories were
dissolved and remained with Syon Abbey until the Dissolution (1539).


Barn to north-west of
Charlton Court
TQ 1611 24/158A


Probably C17. Faced with flints and weather-boarding. Horsham slab roof with
two waggon entrances. Tie-beams with arched braces inside.

Listing NGR: TQ1690811860

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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