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Miswells House

A Grade II Listed Building in Turners Hill, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.1098 / 51°6'35"N

Longitude: -0.0906 / 0°5'26"W

OS Eastings: 533759

OS Northings: 136237

OS Grid: TQ337362

Mapcode National: GBR KM1.7X9

Mapcode Global: VHGSY.CCYK

Entry Name: Miswells House

Listing Date: 14 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361823

Location: Turners Hill, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, RH10

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Turners Hill

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Crawley Down All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list;

TQ 33 NW
2/10009 Miswells House

House. West wing is a 2 bay C16 or earlier timber-framed
building, east wing is a pseudo timber-framed building of 1902
not of special interest with the following inscription: "This
house was built in the reign of Queen Elizabeth and restored
in the reign of King Edward the Seventh by Sir Weetman Pearson
Bart. 1902". West wing is timber-framed with plaster infill,on
sandstone base, underbuilt in brick on the west side. South
side has partially tile-hung gable obscured by lead-to with
external brick chimneystack and there is a further tall
external brick chimneystack to east. Tiled roof. North side
has jowled posts, mullioned windows with leaded lights and
porch of 1902 with inscription. West side has exposed frame to
first floor including down braces. C19 casement windows. South
side has lean-to, possibly brewhouse, bakehouse or wash-house.
East side obscured by 1902 building. Interior has substantial
frame, including crown post with 2 downbraces and head brace
and exposed rafters to first floor and chamfered beam and
floor joists to ground floor. Ornate carved fireplace on first
floor is possibly architectural salvage of 1902. Carved motifs
may also date from the 1902 restoration.

Listing NGR: TQ3375936237

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

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