List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: KEMPS, WITH WALL ADJOINING TO NORTH EAST

List entry Number: 1205680

Location

KEMPS, WITH WALL ADJOINING TO NORTH EAST, 69 AND 71, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
The City of Brighton and HoveUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Sep-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Nov-1992

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365546

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HOVE

TQ2506SW HIGH STREET, Portslade 579-1/9/165 (North side) 22/09/71 Nos.69 AND 71 Kemps, with wall adjoining to NE (Formerly Listed as: PORTSLADE HIGH STREET, Old Portslade Nos.69 AND 71)

GV II

Farmhouse now divided into two dwellings. Believed to be C16, enlarged early C17, subsequent alterations including refenestration in mid C19. Said to be timber-framed, render grooved as ashlar, clay tiled roofs, half-hipped gable ends with catslide over outshot on west front, large brick stack with narrow recessed panels at junction with wing, possibly C16, external stack east gable end with tall rendered chimney, possibly with remains of bread oven adjoining in south-east corner. T-plan, main range lying north-south set gable end onto road, entrance to No.71 at junction with east wing, wall returned at north-east corner, outshot on west front with porch in angle (entrance to No.69). 2 storeys plus attic; south front: gable end with fixed upper light 12-pane sash window, cambered heads to 16-pane sash windows below, similar fenestration on left return, east wing set back to right with 16-pane sash window with cambered head lighting the stairs that rise behind the entrance, two 12-pane sash windows right, 16-pane sashes with cambered heads below, 6-panel door. Later alterations on north facade, skylights inserted in roof space. Interiors not seen: said to contain features of interest. No.69 is said to have a newel stair with wooden treads rising beside the chimney stack and a C13 tomb slab laid in the kitchen floor. Wall returned from NE corner for about 15m, random rubble with tiled saddleback coping, entrance broken through the wall and boarded up. (Victoria County History: The Rape of Lewes: 1940-: 282).

Listing NGR: TQ2548206393

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Saltzman, L F , The Victoria History of the County of Sussex, (1940), 282

National Grid Reference: TQ 25497 06403

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