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Rowfant House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Worth, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.1183 / 51°7'5"N

Longitude: -0.1084 / 0°6'30"W

OS Eastings: 532490

OS Northings: 137147

OS Grid: TQ324371

Mapcode National: GBR KLT.WYX

Mapcode Global: VHGSY.25K1

Entry Name: Rowfant House

Listing Date: 28 October 1957

Last Amended: 11 May 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 302909

Location: Worth, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, RH10

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Worth

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Copthorne St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

Rowfant House
(Formerly listed
as Rowfant)
TQ 33 NW 2/541 28/10/57

Now an old peoples' home, L-shaped mansion. The original portion is the
west end of the south front, which is a C15 building, refaced with ashlar
in the C16. Two storeys and attic in gables. Five windows. Horsham slab roof.
Gable at each end with projecting bay below. Two-storeyed gabled porch in
centre. All 3 gables have kneelers and ball finials at apex and above the
kneelers. Casement windows.
Addition of 2 window bays made to the east in 1848. Ground floor portion
beyond this of 2 window bays with gables over and then an obtusely-pointed
The west front dates from 1759. Twelve windows. Red brick.
The C15 portion has a crown-post roof. C16 fireplaces and C17 Panelling.

Listing NGR: TQ3249037147

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

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