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Old Clayton

A Grade II Listed Building in Washington, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9116 / 50°54'41"N

Longitude: -0.4229 / 0°25'22"W

OS Eastings: 510971

OS Northings: 113643

OS Grid: TQ109136

Mapcode National: GBR GJY.MXH

Mapcode Global: FRA B60P.M2J

Entry Name: Old Clayton

Listing Date: 18 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361783

Location: Washington, Horsham, West Sussex, RH20

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Washington

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Washington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


12/600 Old Clayton


House. C16 or earlier timber framed building refronted and extended in C19 with C20
windows. Front range is rendered on the ground floor and tile hung above. Hipped
roof with front having Horsham stone slabs, rear tiled. Two storeys, 3 windows.
C20 casements and C20 gabled porch re-using old bricks. Plinth. Side elevation is
of coursed stone rubble with ironstone galleting; brick dressings and ironstone
plinth. Three cemented chimney stacks. Four C20 casements in original openings
including 3 cambered openings to ground floor. C19 metal F (for Falconers) on front
wall. Ground floor front room has C18 6 fielded panelled door with L-hinge, corner
fireplace and 2 C19 china cupboards with serpentine shelves. Hall has exposed box
framing. Central room has open brick fireplace with wooden bressummer, spine beam
and chamfered floor joists with lambs tongue steps, probably of early C17 date.
Other parts of interior not seen. The property was originally known as Falconers
after the family which held the farm in the C15. [See VCH Vol VI, Part 2, p 22].

Listing NGR: TQ1097113643

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