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A Grade II Listed Building in Cuckfield, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0075 / 51°0'26"N

Longitude: -0.1419 / 0°8'30"W

OS Eastings: 530456

OS Northings: 124764

OS Grid: TQ304247

Mapcode National: GBR JLT.LZM

Mapcode Global: FRA B6LG.2K4

Entry Name: Kingsleys

Listing Date: 10 September 1951

Last Amended: 11 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 302957

Location: Cuckfield, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, RH17

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Cuckfield

Built-Up Area: Cuckfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Cuckfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

(west side)
7/45 Kingsleys
10.9.51 (formerly listed as
House. Probably early C16 restored C20. Timber-framed having exposed rectangular
panels with plaster infill, underbuilt in red brick to ground floor on south. Left
side tile hung, right side weather-boarded. Mainly tiled roof, the 4 bottom courses
of Horsham stone slabs. T-shaped plan. Probably 3 bay hall with gabled crossing
to north. 2 storeys, 4 windows all C20 casements with 2 storey canted bay to
crossing. Large off-central ridge brick stack and 1 gabled tile hung dormer. Deep
modillion eaves cornice to hall. Off-central modern brick and timber gabled porch
and to south, early C19 6 panelled door (the top 4 fielded) in a moulded architrave
with flat head on brackets. Interior (not seen at time of survey) has roof of side
purlins with wind braces, fireplaces and exposed ceilings with plain beams and
joists to both floors. Henry Kingsley the novelist lived here for a time. (See
VCH Vol VII p 148 (1830-1876).

Listing NGR: TQ3045624764

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