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Kingsleys, Cuckfield

Description: Kingsleys

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 302957

OS Grid Reference: TQ3045624764
OS Grid Coordinates: 530456, 124764
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0075, -0.1419

Location: High Street, Cuckfield, West Sussex RH17 5EL

Locality: Cuckfield
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH17 5EL

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Listing Text

(west side)
7/45 Kingsleys
10.9.51 (formerly listed as
House. Probably early C16 restored C20. Timber-framed having exposed rectangular
panels with plaster infill, underbuilt in red brick to ground floor on south. Left
side tile hung, right side weather-boarded. Mainly tiled roof, the 4 bottom courses
of Horsham stone slabs. T-shaped plan. Probably 3 bay hall with gabled crossing
to north. 2 storeys, 4 windows all C20 casements with 2 storey canted bay to
crossing. Large off-central ridge brick stack and 1 gabled tile hung dormer. Deep
modillion eaves cornice to hall. Off-central modern brick and timber gabled porch
and to south, early C19 6 panelled door (the top 4 fielded) in a moulded architrave
with flat head on brackets. Interior (not seen at time of survey) has roof of side
purlins with wind braces, fireplaces and exposed ceilings with plain beams and
joists to both floors. Henry Kingsley the novelist lived here for a time. (See
VCH Vol VII p 148 (1830-1876).

Listing NGR: TQ3045624764

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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