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SHEFFIELD PARK HOUSE

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: SHEFFIELD PARK HOUSE

List entry Number: 1028395

Location

SHEFFIELD PARK HOUSE, SHEFFIELD PARK

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

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fletching

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1953

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 296022

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FLETCHING SHEFFIELD PARK 1. 5208 Sheffield Park House TQ 42 SW 25/784 26.11.53 1 2. The house contains a few rooms with early C18 panelling. But the main portion dates from about 1779 and was built by the first Lord Sheffield. Architect James Wyatt. The house was Wyatt's earliest Gothic house but the entrance front is a symmetrical classical conception. Two storeys. Seven windows. Ashlar. Cornice and battlemented parapet. The outer window bays are flanked by pilasters, between which the cornice is carried up to form a pointed arch with a stepped gable above containing an attic window and surmounted by 3 pinnacled finials. Sash windows with dripstones over and glazing bars intact. Central porch added in 1912. Service wing added to the west in 1912. The east front has a large pointed Gothic window, of which part only could originally be seen internally. Of the interior, the hall and staircase are Gothic, the remainder classical. The Prince's room upstairs is decorated with paintings of animals by Charles Cotton the elder, RA.

Listing NGR: TQ4135524138

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 14 East Sussex,

National Grid Reference: TQ 41355 24138

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