Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1354811

Date first listed: 28-Jan-1971



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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex (District Authority)

Parish: Hassocks

National Grid Reference: TQ 30346 17899


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CLAYTON LONDON ROAD 1. 5405 Clayton Priory TQ 31 NW 20/48 28.1.71 II*

2. Built about 1820 by John Podmore of Hammonds Place, Burgess Hill, which was then called Clayton Priory. The new house was at first called New Priory. The architect was possibly John Rebecca of Worthing. The house was later renamed Clayton Priory when the old house became Hammonds Place. Two storeys. Faced with Roman cement. The entrance front faces east. It originally had 5 windows, but the centre first floor window has been replaced by a pair of windows. Cornice and parapet. Ionic pilasters flank the front for the whole face of the building. Four central window-bays project with a pediment over. The outer window-bays of this projection are slightly recessed in arcading. Architrave over the 2 central first floor windows. Glazing bars intact. Central semi-circular porch containing a doorway with side lights, large semi-circular fanlight and door of 6 fielded and moulded panels. South front has 5 windows. Low rectangular panel in centre of parapet. First floor windows have Venetian shutters. Colonnade of Doric columns along the whole of the ground floor, of which the centre projects slightly. Cornice and parapet over with scrolled central pediment. Fine staircase of single flight dividing at half-landing. Hall with curved doors arranged symmetrically at the angled. Good chimney pieces.

Listing NGR: TQ3034617899


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Legacy System number: 302429

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