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The Yeoman's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bignor, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9223 / 50°55'20"N

Longitude: -0.6005 / 0°36'1"W

OS Eastings: 498460

OS Northings: 114577

OS Grid: SU984145

Mapcode National: GBR FHC.4Z5

Mapcode Global: FRA 96MN.XHN

Plus Code: 9C2XW9CX+WQ

Entry Name: The Yeoman's House

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Last Amended: 22 May 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 300343

ID on this website: 101026557

Location: Bignor, Chichester, West Sussex, RH20

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Bignor

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Tagged with: Building Thatched cottage

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25/55 The Yeoman's House
(formerly listed as
The Old Shop)


Wealden House. C15 timber-framed builidng of Wealden type on a stone base. Recessed
centre with curved brackets supporting the eaves. The first floor of the wings
oversails on brackets. The centre portion has some plaster infilling and some red
brick, part of it of herring-bone pattern. The wings have partly plaster but mainly
flint infilling and also curved braces. Steeply-pitched hipped thatched roof with
pentice on south side. Casement windows with diamond-shaped panes. The back or east
side is wholly faced with flints. Two storeys. Three windows. For many years the
building was the village and shop and has been illustrated as much in countless books
on the history of the English house.

Listing NGR: SU9846014577

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