THE MANOR HOUSE THE TOWNER ART GALLERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1043667
Date first listed:
27-May-1949
Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, 9 AND 11, BOROUGH LANE
Statutory Address:
THE TOWNER ART GALLERY, 9 AND 11, BOROUGH LANE

Map

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THE TOWNER ART GALLERY
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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MANOR HOUSE, 9 AND 11, BOROUGH LANE
Statutory Address:
THE TOWNER ART GALLERY, 9 AND 11, BOROUGH LANE

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

County:
East Sussex
District:
Eastbourne (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TV 59946 99406

Details

BOROUGH LANE, OLD TOWN 1. 1065 Nos 9 & 11 (The Manor House, now The Towner Art Gallery) TV 5999 SE 4/22 27.5.49.

II

2. Built in 1743, 2 storeys and attic, 7 windows, 3 dormers. Grey headers with red brick dressings. Stringcourse of red brick and grey headers. Wooden cornice with modillions. Hipped slate roof with lead ridges. Doorway with Doric columns and pediment set in the thickness of the garden wall and no doubt originally a porch but this now leads into the passage connecting the house with the billiard room. The main front faces the garden on the South. It has a large bay of 3 windows on the 1st floor supported by Doric columns below, behind which is the ground floor doorway with Doric pilasters and pediment. The door is modern. Above the cornice of the bay is a wooden-balustraded parapet and large dormer window with brick work on either side of it and pediment over. 1 ordinary dormer on either side of it. The East front has 3 bays of 3 windows each, 1 fronted with red brick, the others re- fronted with roughcast. The wing to the North has a 1st floor which is largely modern but the ground floor is earlier than the main part of the house. A billiard room of ground floor level onlywas added at the South- west corner of the house at the end of the C19 and has been joined to the main part of the house by a corridor with a balustraded roof.

Listing NGR: TV5994699406

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
293538
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: 03 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01435/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Nash. Source Historic England Archive
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