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Manor House Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Thakeham, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9394 / 50°56'21"N

Longitude: -0.4138 / 0°24'49"W

OS Eastings: 511544

OS Northings: 116752

OS Grid: TQ115167

Mapcode National: GBR GJR.45M

Mapcode Global: FRA B60M.JM1

Entry Name: Manor House Buildings

Listing Date: 9 May 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 298300

Location: Thakeham, Horsham, West Sussex, RH20

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Thakeham

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Thakeham St Mary with Warminghurst Holy Sepulchre

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

Manor House Buildings,
TO 11 NW 7/411


Immediately to the east of these farm buildings was a house occupied by William
Penn. It was part of the inheritance of his wife Gulielma Springett who lived
there from 1676 till her death in 1693. William Penn also occupied the house
during that period when not in America. He sold it in 1702 to James Butler
who demolished it and erected another on the site, which was in its turn demolished
by the Duke of Norfolk in 1806. The large barn and farm buildings which survive
probably do not date from Penn's house but from the early C18 mansion of James
Butler. Red brick. Tiled roof. Stringcourse. Eaves cornice.

Listing NGR: TQ1154416752

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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