Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025497

Date first listed: 06-Apr-1970



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County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex (District Authority)

Parish: Cuckfield

National Grid Reference: TQ 30354 24588


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TQ 3024 NW CUCKFIELD SOUTH STREET (west side) 7/87 No 21 (Ockenden House) 6.4.70 (formerly also Premises occupied by V E King) GV II House. Several builds but appears to be C15 core. Possibly open hall flanked by high projecting C16 cross-wing to right hand side and Cl7 wing to left with C20 extension to the end of these. Timber-framed building refaced in roughcast, tile hung, stuccoed, red brick with some exposed frame with plaster infill. Tiled roof. 2 storeys and attics. C15 core is roughcast and has a gablet to the west. 3 C20 casements to first floor. Ground floor has right hand 16-pane sash in moulded architrave, 2 canted bays and doorcase with flat hood and 6 panelled door. West wing partly tile hung but some square panel timber-framing is visible in the side elevation with plaster infill. 2 casements. To the rear is an original diamond mullioned window. C20 addition to this, not of special interest. The right hand wing, probably C16, is set end on to the road. The south elevation is stuccoed, the west elevation is red brick and the east elevation retains box framing with plaster infill. Large clustered brick chimney stack. Carved wooden barge-board with pendants. South elevation has two 12-pane sashes with drip-moulds over and quoins, west elevation has 2 casement windows which, on the ground floor, are triple in cambered heads and the east elevation has 1 sash and 1 casement. Further brick wing to rear dated 1869. (See K T Mason 'Framed Buildings of the World' p 28 and p 54).

Listing NGR: TQ3033424558


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Legacy System number: 302998

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Books and journals
Mason, R T, Framed Buildings of the Weald, (1964), 28 54

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