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Description: Great Comp
Date Listed: 1 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 357303
OS Grid Reference: TQ6319156760
OS Grid Coordinates: 563191, 156760
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2866, 0.3388
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TQ 65 NW PLATT COMP LANE
2/38 (south side)
1.8.52 Great Comp
House. Mid C17. Limewashed brick on wide plinth with mullioned cellar lights and
some stone dressings. Two moulded strings, inconsistent in level and not carried
across entire front, one on 2 levels above ground floor, the other below eaves.
Moulded projecting eaves with bracketted gutter. Plain tiled roof with large end
stacks and 4 hipped dormers. Two storeys; 4 window front, slightly irregular. Stone
mullioned casements, some with transoms. Gabled porch off-centre to left with margin
light door, both C19. Rear elevation altered during C19, with some modern
extensions. Interior. Little__remains of the original interior, except chamfered
beams in one ground floor room. Early C17 panelling and the later C17 staircase
brought in, the latter from a farmhouse in Offham. Interestingly the rear of the
left-hand end stack in the cellar is buttressed by a large stack of unused window
mullions. Blocked up brick windows in the sides of the house may be of Tudor date,
and possibly confirming that the house was a remodelling of a wing of an earlier and
larger house. Some evidence of foundations of other wings has been found.
Listing NGR: TQ6319156760
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Source: English Heritage
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