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A Grade II Listed Building in Linchmere, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0673 / 51°4'2"N

Longitude: -0.7598 / 0°45'35"W

OS Eastings: 486992

OS Northings: 130509

OS Grid: SU869305

Mapcode National: GBR DD3.0Q0

Mapcode Global: FRA 9699.FSB

Entry Name: Covers

Listing Date: 17 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301921

Location: Linchmere, Chichester, West Sussex, GU27

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Linchmere

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lynchmere and Camelsdale

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

2/15 Covers
- II
Mid C16 four bay timber-framed house with central smoke bay, the rear outshut built up
and the house extended on NW in C20. Original front elevation to SW, the ground floor
faced with Hythe sandstone with red brick dressings to windows, the upper floor faced with tile hanging; plain tile hipped roof with large red brick stack to right hand. Casement windows with leaded panes, the ground floor windows with cambered heads. Inside, timber-framed walling exposed on first and ground floors, stopped and chamfered beams; 2 backing hearths in the small central bay each with bread ovens and a small square recess at the back of each fireplace, one side of the SE hearth built up of large pieces of dressed stone with chamfered edge, thought to have been brought from the nearby and former Shulbrede Priory. Clasped purlin roof with windbraces with heavy sooting on the inner sides of the small central smoke bay. See DBRG (Survey) report no 1497; see A Ponsonby, Priory and Manor of Shulbrede and Linchmere, 1920.

Listing NGR: SU8699230509

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