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Latitude: 51.1417 / 51°8'30"N
Longitude: -0.1724 / 0°10'20"W
OS Eastings: 527944
OS Northings: 139635
OS Grid: TQ279396
Mapcode National: GBR JK6.C7H
Mapcode Global: VHGSP.YKQM
Entry Name: Rowley Farmhouse
Listing Date: 21 June 1948
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187079
English Heritage Legacy ID: 363334
Location: Crawley, West Sussex, RH10
County: West Sussex
Electoral Ward/Division: Northgate
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex
Church of England Parish: Crawley St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
5403 BRIGHTON ROAD
TQ 23 NE 3/80 21.6.48
Late C16 timber framed early smoke bay house with cross passage behind the smoke bay altered and extended inC20. Before the alterations the house consisted of a main range lying north and south and a wing towards the north end of the west side projecting westward, both of 2 storeys with attics. Five bays. Ground floor post and pan timber framing with brick infill. First floor tile hung. Tiled roof. Wide chimneybreast surmounted by a pair of brick stacks of square section of circa 1700. The centre ground floor room as an C16 open fireplace and low chamfered joists. The framing with the mortices to the smoke bay remains. Moulded dais beam as in the back iof an open hall and panelling and a spere to keep out the draughts. Jowels to main upright posts. The front service room was converted into an elegant oine panelled parlour with a corner niche in the late C17. First floor bedroo, at north end now open to the roof. IN the north gable are remains of an atiice window with wooden mullions. Back detached kitchen of 2 bays with smoke blackened ratfters. The house was owned bu the Culpeper family.
(see Joan M Harding, "Four Centuries of Charlwood Houses" p 75.
Listing NGR: TQ2794439633
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