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A Grade II Listed Building in Fittleworth, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9805 / 50°58'49"N

Longitude: -0.5455 / 0°32'43"W

OS Eastings: 502202

OS Northings: 121133

OS Grid: TQ022211

Mapcode National: GBR GJ0.DXW

Mapcode Global: FRA 96RJ.7B3

Entry Name: Brinkwells

Listing Date: 7 March 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026519

English Heritage Legacy ID: 300462

Location: Fittleworth, Chichester, West Sussex, RH20

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Fittleworth

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Fittleworth St Mary Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


10/163 Brinkwells



Cottage. C17 or earlier timber-framed, refaced with stone rubble. Hipped thatched
roof. Casement windows. Two storeys. One window. Modern weather-boarded bay built
out on west side. A tablet on the cottage records that Sir Edward Elgar lived in
this house from 1917-1919. He composed his cello concerto while living in the
house. But the detached room in the garden, which served as his study, has been

Listing NGR: TQ0220221133

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