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Upper Prestwood Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Langley Green, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1428 / 51°8'34"N

Longitude: -0.2363 / 0°14'10"W

OS Eastings: 523473

OS Northings: 139649

OS Grid: TQ234396

Mapcode National: GBR JK4.72P

Mapcode Global: VHGSN.VJFS

Entry Name: Upper Prestwood Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 363366

Location: Crawley, West Sussex, RH6

County: West Sussex

District: Crawley

Town: Crawley

Electoral Ward/Division: Langley Green

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Charlwood

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

IFIELD ROAD
1.
5403
Upper Prestwood Farmhouse
TQ 23 NW 2/45
II GV
2.
Probably early C15. An early 4 bay open hall house which later had an inserted
smoke bay and later still a chimney inserted. Two bay hall with one service room to
west and parlour to the east. Two storeys. Ground floor underbuilt in brick. First
floor post and part timber-framing with red brick infill. Jambs to corner posts.
Hipped tiled roof with gablets. Two casement windows. Gabled weatherporch. The
interior retains a crown post roof. Smoke blackened rafters. Long passing braces and
mortices for a spere to protect those in the hall from draughts. A service room
opens off the cross passage behind the hearth. The joists in the service room are
morticed for a stair ladder up in one corner. The inglenook hearth retains its crane
and the back of the hearth has chalk blocks which formerly was the hearth to the smoke
bay.
(See D B R G Report No 23).


Listing NGR: TQ2347339649

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