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© Mr Peter Jackson

IoE Number: 300343
Location: THE OLD SHOP,
  BIGNOR, CHICHESTER, WEST SUSSEX
Photographer: Mr Peter Jackson
Date Photographed: 19 April 2005
Date listed: 22 February 1955
Date of last amendment: 22 May 1985
Grade II*

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SU 9814BIGNORBIGNOR VILLAGE25/55The Yeoman's House(formerly listed asThe Old Shop)

SU 9814 BIGNOR BIGNOR VILLAGE 25/55 The Yeoman's House (formerly listed as The Old Shop) 22.2.55 II* Wealden House. C15 timber-framed builidng of Wealden type on a stone base. Recessed centre with curved brackets supporting the eaves. The first floor of the wings oversails on brackets. The centre portion has some plaster infilling and some red brick, part of it of herring-bone pattern. The wings have partly plaster but mainly flint infilling and also curved braces. Steeply-pitched hipped thatched roof with pentice on south side. Casement windows with diamond-shaped panes. The back or east side is wholly faced with flints. Two storeys. Three windows. For many years the building was the village and shop and has been illustrated as much in countless books on the history of the English house.

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