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The Sanctuary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cuckfield, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0059 / 51°0'21"N

Longitude: -0.1426 / 0°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 530409

OS Northings: 124590

OS Grid: TQ304245

Mapcode National: GBR JLT.SWK

Mapcode Global: FRA B6LG.87Y

Plus Code: 9C3X2V44+9W

Entry Name: The Sanctuary

Listing Date: 11 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 302968

ID on this website: 101191932

Location: Cuckfield, Mid Sussex, RH17

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Cuckfield

Built-Up Area: Cuckfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Cuckfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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(east side)
7/56 The Sanctuary
House. Early C16 timber-framed hall and cross wing altered in C19. Ground floor
now stuccoed and built out, first floor hung mainly with curved tiles but with
lozenge patterns in plain tiles. Slate roof. Gabled crossing to north with
elaborate early C16 fretted wooden bargeboard, a rare survival. 2 storeys, 3
windows, C19 casements to first floor and 2 multiple casement windows to ground
floor. Simple doorcase to north and modern garage entry to south. Interior has
4 bay C16 Queen post roof with side purlins, arched wind braces and jowled posts.
One first floor front room has the remains of black painted lettering, a quotation
from Psalm 139, 2nd half of C16. Another room has C17 panelling. A ground floor
room has a fine early C16 heavy roll moulded ceiling and chamfered beams with run-
out stops, bressummer to fireplace, C17 7 panelled door and dado panelling. Rush
light marks.
(See VCH, Vol VII p 148).

Listing NGR: TQ3040924590

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