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Massetts, Lindfield Rural

Description: Massetts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 302690

OS Grid Reference: TQ3875223599
OS Grid Coordinates: 538752, 123599
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9951, -0.0242

Location: Butterbox Lane, Lindfield Rural, West Sussex RH17 7NN

Locality: Lindfield Rural
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH17 7NN

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Listing Text

TQ 32 SE 17/344

C17 or earlier L-shaped timber-framed building, restored and enlarged.
Two storeys and attic. Four windows. One dormer. The ground floor of the
main wing has been rebuilt in red brick and grey headers. Above the timbering
is exposed with plaster infilling, the south end tile-hung. The west wing is
faced with ashlar on the ground floor and red brick above. Overhanging gable
in centre of main front. Gable end facing north. Tiled roof. Casement windows.
Lady Wolseley, the Sussex authoress and daughter of the Field Marshall, lived
here from 1917 to 1927, and the house is illustrated and described in her book
"The Smaller Manor Houses of Sussex".

Listing NGR: TQ3875223599

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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