TQ5202 : Alfriston Clergy House

taken 3 years ago, near to Alfriston, East Sussex, Great Britain

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Alfriston Clergy House
Alfriston Clergy House
Alfriston Clergy House is famous for being the first property owned by the National Trust in 1896 when it was purchased for 10. This timber-framed cottage dates from around the time of the Black Death in 1350. The building is Grade II* listed

Historic England description
This was the first building and second property acquired by the National Trust. It has a stone tablet on it recording that "The old Vicarage of Alfriston, which had fallen into decay, was bought and repaired by the National Trust, 1898". C14 timber-framed and close-studded building of wealden type with plaster infilling. Each end projects, the first floor of the east projection oversailing on brackets. Curved braces and brackets to eaves of recessed centre. Ripped thatched roof. Casement windows with diamond-shaped panes, one being an oriel. Brick chimney breast on west wall. The interior retains its open hall with crown-post exposed.
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TQ5202, 227 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Friday, 23 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5209 0293 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.3581N 0:9.4287E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5207 0295
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Timber Framed House  National Trust Property  Grade II Star Listed 

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