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Covers, Linchmere

Description: Covers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 301921

OS Grid Reference: SU8699230509
OS Grid Coordinates: 486992, 130509
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0673, -0.7598

Location: Linchmere, West Sussex GU27 3NG

Locality: Linchmere
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: GU27 3NG

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Listing Text

2/15 Covers
- II
Mid C16 four bay timber-framed house with central smoke bay, the rear outshut built up
and the house extended on NW in C20. Original front elevation to SW, the ground floor
faced with stone with red brick dressings to windows, the upper floor faced with tile
hanging; plain tile hipped roof with large red brick stack to right hand. Casement
windows with leaded panes, the ground floor windows with cambered heads. Inside,
timber-framed walling exposed on first and ground floors, stopped and chamfered beams;
2 backing hearths in the small central bay each with bread ovens and a small square
recess at the back of each fireplace, one side of the SE hearth built up of large
pieces of dressed stone with chamfered edge, thought to have been brought from the
nearby and former Shulbrede Priory. Clasped purlin roof with windbraces with heavy
sooting on the inner sides of the small central smoke bay. See DBRG (Survey) report
no 1497; see A Ponsonby, Priory and Manor of Shulbrede and Linchmere, 1920.

Listing NGR: SU8699230509

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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