SU8712 : Pendean Farmhouse

taken 7 years ago, near to Singleton, West Sussex, Great Britain

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Pendean Farmhouse
Pendean Farmhouse
This hall house was originally built at Midhurst, Sussex in 1609. Instead of an open hall there is a central chimney with fireplaces on both ground and first floors. It retains some features from sixteenth century practice, such as unglazed windows. The building has a timber frame, with brick infill to the ground floor and wattle and daub infill to the first floor. It was re-erected at the museum in 1975 but the discovery of a postcard showing the building at its original site showed that the chimney had not been reconstructed correctly. The chimney was rebuilt in January 2001 to a more accurate profile. The house is furnished as though it was still 1609 LinkExternal link
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
The museum has around fifty historic vernacular buildings, most of which have been saved from destruction from other sites around the South East and rebuilt to their original form at the museum. Read more at wikipedia LinkExternal link
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SU8712, 377 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 21 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 871 124 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:54.3163N 0:45.7237W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 871 125
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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