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Brotherhood Hall, 9, Church Street

A Grade I Listed Building in Steyning, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8882 / 50°53'17"N

Longitude: -0.3275 / 0°19'38"W

OS Eastings: 517737

OS Northings: 111192

OS Grid: TQ177111

Mapcode National: GBR HLS.81B

Mapcode Global: FRA B66R.G85

Entry Name: Brotherhood Hall, 9, Church Street

Listing Date: 15 March 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1194367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 298667

Location: Steyning, Horsham, West Sussex, BN44

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Steyning

Built-Up Area: Steyning

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Steyning St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 1711

CHURCH STREET (south-east side)
No 9



The original part of Steyning Grammar School. C15 timber-framed building originally the Brotherhood Hall of the Fraternity of the Holy Trinity. This ceased to exist at the Dissolution. The Grammar School was established here in 1614, over the doorway is a tablet inscribed "Brotherhood Hall. Grammar School founded in his native town and endowed AD 1614 by Wm Holland, Alderman of Chichester".

Ground floor has been rebuilt in brick, now painted. First floor oversails on bressumer and brackets and is now tile-hung, once painted, but has no windows facing the street. Above are wide two gables of ornamental timbering with carved bargeboards, eleven pendants and five-light casement windows. Horsham slab roof. Central red brick porch of three storeys and window of which ground and first floors date from 1614 and the top storey with gable over, from late C19. It contains a pointed brick archway with dripstone over and a wrought-iron gate. Inner doorway set in moulded architrave surround with original door of four vertical panels. To south-west of the porch are two windows and two doorways, one with four-centred head, moulded jambs and lintel. To north-east of the porch are three windows and similar blocked doorway.

Large modern additions behind, to south-east, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ1773711192

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

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