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Upper Prestwood Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Horley, West Sussex

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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

Plus Code: 9C3X4QV7+4F

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

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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Upper Prestwood Farmhouse
TQ 23 NW 2/45
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
(See D B R G Report No 23).

Listing NGR: TQ2347339649

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