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A Grade II Listed Building in Henfield, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9307 / 50°55'50"N

Longitude: -0.2672 / 0°16'2"W

OS Eastings: 521863

OS Northings: 116009

OS Grid: TQ218160

Mapcode National: GBR HL8.K8Q

Mapcode Global: FRA B6BN.1QS

Entry Name: Backsettown

Listing Date: 15 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 298479

Location: Henfield, Horsham, West Sussex, BN5

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Henfield

Built-Up Area: Henfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Henfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 2116 19/227 15.3.55


Originally called East Henfield, later "Eackside-of-the-Town", which has been corrupted
into Backsettown. L-shaped C16 or earlier timber-framed building with red brick
infilling. The south-east wing is the older portion which contained the hall.
The south front of the west wing and west front of the south-east wing have been
refaced with red brick, grey headers and red mathematical tiles. Hipped roof of
Horsham slabs. Casement windows. Two storeys. Two windows to each wing. Stepped
stone and brick chimney breast on north wall. The south-east wing has a small porch
with a pediment-containing a door of four moulded panels. West wing has a doorway
with flat hood and door of six moulded panels.

Listing NGR: TQ2186316009

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