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Wells Bottom Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East Grinstead, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.1374 / 51°8'14"N

Longitude: -0.0159 / 0°0'57"W

OS Eastings: 538908

OS Northings: 139437

OS Grid: TQ389394

Mapcode National: GBR KLR.NSC

Mapcode Global: VHGSS.NNZY

Entry Name: Wells Bottom Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1377601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287525

Location: East Grinstead, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, RH19

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: East Grinstead

Built-Up Area: East Grinstead

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: East Grinstead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

(North side, off),
12/182 Baldwins Hill
Wells Bottom

House. C17 with C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with
plaster infill, view tile-hung on concrete-rendered plinth right-hand bay with
rendered ground floor. Plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 2-bay timber framed
house, with 3rd bay added to right. C20 front conservatory and rear outshut
additions, not of special interest. Entrance elevation : lst-floor
overhanging and with earliest tile-hanging. C20 hipped-roofed porch with
board door between right-hand bays; C20 door to right bay, masked by
conservatory. Late C20, leaded pvc windows (of 2 lights to left bay, 3 lights
to centre, 1 and 2 lights to 1st floor of right bay. Half-hipped roof with
cross-ridge brick stack between right-hand bays. Rear: early C20 3-light
window to centre, with mid-late C20 windows of 2 and 1 lights above, and 2
lights to right on ground floor. Left return: early C20 4-pane window to
ground floor and 2-light wondow above, each with tile pentice. Right return:
a 3-light window to each floor. Interior: Timber framing in 2 left-hand bays
comprising sole plate, posts, studs forming wide panels mid-rail, lst-floor
curved tension braces at left end, eaves plate, vertical posts in left gable,
tie-beams and collared, bridle-jointed, rafters. On ground floor, evidence of
former partition between bays (the left bay narrower) in the mortices in the
soffit of the cross-beam; spine-beams with run-out-chamfers, pegged joists,
inglenook fireplace with chamfered timber bressumer and rubblestone stack with
former window in rear side positioned in rear right corner of larger,
right-hand, room. Later partitioning between bays on 1st floor, presumably
replacing earlier partition since it continues rog as a lath and plaster
partition. Roof over left-hand bays has collared rafters.

Listing NGR: TQ3890839437

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

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