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Latitude: 50.9441 / 50°56'38"N
Longitude: -0.1045 / 0°6'16"W
OS Eastings: 533260
OS Northings: 117786
OS Grid: TQ332177
Mapcode National: GBR KNY.QDX
Mapcode Global: FRA B6NM.53T
Entry Name: Hopkin's Crank
Listing Date: 27 September 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1216671
English Heritage Legacy ID: 292813
Location: Ditchling, Lewes, East Sussex, BN6
County: East Sussex
Civil Parish: Ditchling
Built-Up Area: Burgess Hill
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Ditchling, Streat and Westmeston
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
DITCHLING DITCHLING COMMON
TQ 31 NW 4/313
Early C19. Two storeys and attic. Two windows. Two dormers. Originally
faced with grey headers, now painted, with red brick dressings and quoins.
Tiled roof. Glazing bars intact. Single-storeyed addition at the back, originally
Eric Gill, sculptor and letter-designer lived here from 1917 to 1924. The
ground floor addition behind was his workshop. To the south-west is a single-storeyed
block, also built by Gill as workshops, which are now the separate dwellings
of "Little Crank" and "Crank's Barn". While living here Gill founded the Christian
Workers' Guild, which is still in existence and has its workshops in the adjoining
road, Furner's Lane, Burgess Hill. Attached to this is the chapel built by
Gill in 1921 and containing a rood carved by him.
Listing NGR: TQ3326017786
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