GRAVELYE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1025624

Date first listed: 28-Feb-1973

Statutory Address: GRAVELYE HOUSE, GRAVELYE LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GRAVELYE HOUSE, GRAVELYE LANE

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

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex (District Authority)

Parish: Lindfield Rural

National Grid Reference: TQ 34794 24208

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

LINDFIELD RURAL GRAVELYE LANE 1. 5405 TQ 32 SW 16/335 Gravelye House II 28/2/73

2. Built in 1825-6 by John Smith MP of Dale Park, Madehurst, Nr Arundel, for the Quaker William Allen of "Allen and Hanburys" who, with John Smith and the Earl of Chichester, founded the Allotment Colony in Lindfield called "America" for the benefit of the poor of Lindfield. William Allen died in the house in 1843. Two storeys. Six windows. Stuccoed. Slate roof. Two parallel ranges. The front range has a centre portion of 4 windows and slightly recessed wings of one window each, the south one on ground floor only. Stringcourse. Glazing bars intact. Ground floor has round-headed windows with Gothic gluing set in arcading. Porch with square Doric columns and projecting cornice. Above the roof of the back range is a small cupola containing a bell.

Listing NGR: TQ3479424208

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 302697

Legacy System: LBS

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