Late-medieval hall house, c.1473Late-medieval hall house, c.1473
Crownpost roofs, adopted across England in the late 13th or first half of the 14th century, remained a main roof form until the beginning of the 16th century.
Steyning Grammar School timber framed frontage

Wealden Buildings Study Group

Researching traditional historic buildings in the Weald

Jeremy Clarke

"Welcome to the study of vernacular architecture in the Weald" says President Jeremy Clarke. "Discover with us these inspiring oak timber-framed buildings that have used local materials and craftsmanship since medieval times."

Due to the current situation we suspended house visits during 2020 and aim to resume them in 2022 as soon as we are able. We have arranged a number of talks via Zoom to which Guests are welcome click here for more details of the future talks. The first talk this year is on 31st January with Jeremy Lake on Farmsteads and Landscape.



Supported by the South Downs National Park Sustainable Communities Fund