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Penn Cottage penns House

A Grade II Listed Building in Steyning, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8918 / 50°53'30"N

Longitude: -0.3323 / 0°19'56"W

OS Eastings: 517391

OS Northings: 111577

OS Grid: TQ173115

Mapcode National: GBR HLS.0T9

Mapcode Global: FRA B66R.6C0

Entry Name: Penn Cottage penns House

Listing Date: 9 May 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180658

English Heritage Legacy ID: 298764

Location: Steyning, Horsham, West Sussex, BN44

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Steyning

Built-Up Area: Steyning

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Steyning St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

Penn's House and
Penn Cottage
TQ 1711 24/152


Originally a dwelling of timber-framed construction and C17 or earlier date.
Converted into a Quaker Meeting House in 1678 and used by William Penn, the Founder
of the Society of Friends, who lived at Warminghurst, not far away. Made into
a dwelling again in the C19 or since. Not two dwellings. One storey and attic.
Three windows. Two gabled dormers. Now faced with stone rubble, red brick and
tile-hanging. Tiled roof. Casement windows. Stone inscribed "Quaker Meeting
House 1678".

Listing NGR: TQ1739111577

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