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Priory Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lyminster and Crossbush, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8475 / 50°50'50"N

Longitude: -0.5458 / 0°32'44"W

OS Eastings: 502474

OS Northings: 106337

OS Grid: TQ024063

Mapcode National: GBR GKK.T02

Mapcode Global: FRA 96RV.M73

Entry Name: Priory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 October 1954

Last Amended: 20 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297950

Location: Lyminster and Crossbush, Arun, West Sussex, BN18

County: West Sussex

District: Arun

Civil Parish: Lyminster and Crossbush

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lyminster St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

Priory Farmhouse
listed as Priory
(incorporating remains
of Calcetto Priory)]


Queen Adelisa, the widow of Henry I, who married as her second husband William de
Albini, Earl of Arundel, founded a small house here for Augustinian Canons at some
time before 1151. It was dedicated to St Bartholomew and was known as the Priory de
Calceto or of the Causeway. It was suppressed by Cardinal Wolsey in 1524. Of the
buildings, a portion of a square tower remains, which is now a farmhouse of which the
name is spelled Calcetto with two "ts". Square C13 building of stone rubble and
flints with red brick with dressings and 2 stone buttresses on the south west side.
Pyramidal tiled roof. Casement windows. 3 s, 3 w. On the south east a modern addition
of 2 s, and 1 w has been made and on the north west a similar addition of 1 s with a
penthouse roof.

Listing NGR: TQ0247406337

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

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