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The Yeoman's House, Bignor

Description: The Yeoman's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 300343

OS Grid Reference: SU9846014577
OS Grid Coordinates: 498460, 114577
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9223, -0.6005

Location: Bignor, West Sussex RH20 1PQ

Locality: Bignor
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH20 1PQ

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Listing Text


25/55 The Yeoman's House
(formerly listed as
The Old Shop)


Wealden House. C15 timber-framed builidng of Wealden type on a stone base. Recessed
centre with curved brackets supporting the eaves. The first floor of the wings
oversails on brackets. The centre portion has some plaster infilling and some red
brick, part of it of herring-bone pattern. The wings have partly plaster but mainly
flint infilling and also curved braces. Steeply-pitched hipped thatched roof with
pentice on south side. Casement windows with diamond-shaped panes. The back or east
side is wholly faced with flints. Two storeys. Three windows. For many years the
building was the village and shop and has been illustrated as much in countless books
on the history of the English house.

Listing NGR: SU9846014577

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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