BOLEBROKE CASTLE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1028285
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
31-Dec-1982
Statutory Address:
BOLEBROKE CASTLE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BOLEBROKE CASTLE

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

County:
East Sussex
District:
Wealden (District Authority)
Parish:
Hartfield
National Grid Reference:
TQ 47495 37767

Details

HARTFIELD Bolebroke Castle 1. 5208 (formerly listed as Bolebroke) TQ 43 NE 5/90 26.11.53 II* 2. C16. Red brick (English bond). The east front has 4 small gables of 3 storeys each and one large gable at the north end of 4 storeys. The latter has kneelers, the south one corbelled with an octagonal finial above, the north one meeting an octagonal buttress carried up from the ground and terminating in a round finial. Diamond or lozenge shaped finial above the apex of the gable. The return of this gable on the north side is similar but a modern bay window has been built out in front of it. Windows on the east front in stone surrounds with stone mullions and in 5 of them also transoms. The south front has a similar gable with a ball finial above the apex but no finials above the kneelers. Windows as on the east front in stone surrounds with stone mullions and in 5 of them also transoms. The south front has a similar gable with a ball finial above the apex but no finials above the kneelers. Windows as on the east front. Late C17 L-shaped west wing of red brick and grey headers. Modern additions to the north and south of this. The inside has apparently been modernised but in a room facing west, presumably the original kitchen, is an enormous fireplace with a depressed stone arch.

Listing NGR: TQ4749537767

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
296275
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09944/31
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geoffrey Farrow. Source Historic England Archive
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