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Latitude: 51.011 / 51°0'39"N
Longitude: -0.0843 / 0°5'3"W
OS Eastings: 534486
OS Northings: 125256
OS Grid: TQ344252
Mapcode National: GBR KN6.HJ7
Mapcode Global: FRA B6QF.T48
Entry Name: Pelham Place Cottages
Listing Date: 6 April 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1286462
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303062
Location: Lindfield, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, RH16
County: West Sussex
District: Mid Sussex
Civil Parish: Lindfield
Built-Up Area: Haywards Heath
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex
Church of England Parish: Lindfield All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
TQ 3426 LINDFIELD BLACK HILL
(north east side)
6/151 Nos 1-6 (consec) Pelham
6.4.70 Place Cottages
Cottages, formerly workshops and dormitories of a pioneering industrial school.
c1825 built by William Allen (1770-1843), a Quaker and social reformer restored
C20. Originally 2 buildings, now linked and forming an L-shaped range of 1
storey. Stuccoed with hipped slate roofs. 8 sashes having 30 panes in deep
reveals and doorcases with 6 flush panelled doors and rectangular fanlights.
Road elevation of L wing has 3 sashes, central 16 paned and others 12 paned. No
1 has a C20 flat roofed extension to left together with Little Pelham (Item 152)
originally the school-master's house, this is all that remains of Allen's
community to ameliorate moral poverty which included cottages with 2 acres of
land. The school was open to pupils of any religion and possessed a farm, a
printing office and workshops. Fees were 3d a week for boys, 2d for girls and ld
for infants with reductions for large families and good attendance.
(See Country Life - November 22nd 1956).
Listing NGR: TQ3448625256
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