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Date Listed: 22 September 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 299666
OS Grid Reference: TQ1518234447
OS Grid Coordinates: 515182, 134447
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0978, -0.3564
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In the entry for;
TQ 13 sE WARNHAM THREE STILE ROAD (off)
7/186 Sands Farmhouse
The entry shall be amended to read;
TQ 13 SE WARNHAM THREE STILE ROAD
22.9.59 II* (star)
House. C15 Wealden hall-house built probably between 1450 and 1485
with open hall ceiled over and chimney inserted in mid C16 when a
porch was added to the original rear reversing the aspect,
refenestrated in C20. Timber-framed building with close studding with
plaster infill and south part underbuilt in brick. C16 porch is box
framed with brick infill, mostly painted. Hipped Horsham slab roof
with gablets. Central clustered brick chimneystack and end brick
chimneystacks. 2 storeys 4 windows. Mainly C20 casements. Front has
wings with projecting first floors and recessed centre with brackets.
Left side elevation is close studded and retains the frame of the
garderobe and the tenon of the bracket to support the gart robe. Rear
elevation retains the original window frame to the hall window.
Projecting 2 storey porch with moulded beam above original porch door.
Internal plan has former open hall of 2 unequal bays, a single jettied
bay at the upper end of the hall and 2 bays jettied over the lower or
service end. Interior retains original C15 post and panel screen with
remains of moulding to spere screen and arched entrance with spandrels
to chamber crenellated and roll moulded dais beam. Arched buttery and
pantry doors. The original doorway to the stairs remains. Inserted C16
ceiling with chamfered spine beam and lambs tongue stops and similar
floor joists. Original Horsham stone floor.Roof has 3 crown posts (1
was removed when the C16 chimney was inserted) sooted pargeting on the
hall side of the solar/hall division and unsooted plaster between the
crown post and principal rafter on the west side above the original
[See 'The Older Houses of Warnham' by Rodney Dales. P16. Also
illustrated on front cover of 'Wealden Buildings'. Editor, John Warren
WARNHAM THREE STILE ROAD (off)
5404 Sands Farmhouse
TQ 13 SE 7/186 22.9.59.
C15 timber-framed hall house of Wealden type. Consists of centre and projecting
group, their first floor oversailing on brackets. Ground floor of the south
wing rebuilt in brick. First floor of the south wing has brick infilling.
Remainder close-studded with plaster infilling. Curved braces supporting
eaves of the centre. Horsham slab roof. Casement windows. Two storeys.
Listing NGR: TQ1518234447
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