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Wincote, Lindfield

Description: Wincote

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 303068

OS Grid Reference: TQ3468925491
OS Grid Coordinates: 534689, 125491
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0130, -0.0813

Location: High Street, Lindfield, West Sussex RH16 2HN

Locality: Lindfield
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH16 2HN

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Listing Text

(west side)
6/157 No 63 (Wincote)
10.9.51 No 65 (formerly listed as
Humphrey's Bakery)
2 houses and shop originally house. Quasi-aisled timberframed open hall of c1300-
1330 with contemporary crosswing to north with 1st floor hall, refronted in 1907.
2 storeys, No 63 faced in painted brick, No 65 stuccoed, the cross wing gabled with
weatherboarding. Tiled roof with gablet to No 63 and cruciform stack to No 65.
No 62 has 2 C19 sashes to 1st floor, ground floor canted bay and modern door to
left. No 65 has 2 modern 3 light casements, modern door and shop front. The north
elevation displays C14 flamboyant curved bracing, including passing braces and was
originally jettied. It contains 2 original C14 narrow trefoliated lancet windows,
a rare survival. No 65 displays closely spaced floor joists to the shop.
1st floor has 2 ogee-headed arches, originally leading to 1st floor hall and
massive arched braces. Corner post, square in section with quadripartite braces.
(See R T Mason "Framed buildings of the Weald" p24, p54 and p75. Also, by same
author, "3 Medieval Houses in East Sussex", Sussex Archaeological Collections, Vol XCI).

Listing NGR: TQ3468925491

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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