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HOLME PARK

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: HOLME PARK

List entry Number: 1027962

Location

HOLME PARK, B2101

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

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rotherfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Nov-1990

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 297122

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ROTHERFIELD B2101 (OFF) TQ 52 NE 21/1001 Holme Park II House. C1840-50 in Italianate style. Rendered with hipped slate roof and rendered chimneystacks. Asymmetrical plan but main block of 2 storeys 4 windows, the left hand bay projecting forward with pilasters and pilasters to other end. Casements. Ground floor has projecting sun-lounge with 4 pilasters and 2 tuscan engaged columns and windows of modified Venetian type. Balustrading above, curved to centre. On each side are pedimented pavilions having triple French windows, plinth and flights of cemented steps. Attached and set back to the right hand side is an impressive 3-storey Italianate tower with hipped. roof with elaborate metal finial & bracket cornice. 2nd floor has 3 round-headed arched windows with impost blocks and balustrading below. 1st floor has curved balconettes on 2 faces with French windows in pedimented surrounds and blank shields above. To the rear is a curved early C20 window and the service wing of 2-storeys has a blank shield to centre, flanked by 2 sashes with horns and cambered arch to ground floor. The rear of the service wing has a central pedimented dormer with console brackets and canted 1st floor bay. Interior has reception hall panelled by Harrods in 1919, a library with late C19 shelving, coved cornice and Adam style octagonal ceiling feature with wheat ear drops and roundels. Front right room has elaborate plaster cornice with foliate details and elaborate curved pediment to the door. The fireplace had been ripped out at the time of survey.

Listing NGR: TQ5640628489

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National Grid Reference: TQ 56406 28489

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