RYSTWOOD HOUSE, INCLUDING RYSTWOOD COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1252620

Date first listed: 09-Nov-1992

Statutory Address: RYSTWOOD HOUSE, INCLUDING RYSTWOOD COTTAGE, FOREST ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: RYSTWOOD HOUSE, INCLUDING RYSTWOOD COTTAGE, FOREST ROAD

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

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden (District Authority)

Parish: Forest Row

National Grid Reference: TQ4396434524

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History

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Details

FOREST ROW FOREST ROAD TQ 43 SW 11/10002 Rystwood House, including Rystwood Cottage II Large house, including gardener's cottage and outbuildings. 1913-14 by W Curtis Greene in Neo-Georgian style. Built of red brick in flemish bond with tiled roof and 3 tall brick chimneystacks. Entrance front has recessed centre of 2 storeys and attic. 1 window flanked by L shaped 2 storey wings of 3 windows each. Very tall central clustered brick chimneystack and cambered casement to attic. First floor has 12- pane sash. Ground floor has central doorcase with pediment and shouldered architrave. 20 panelled door. Projecting L wings have 12- pane sashes with horns to first floor, 16-pane sashes to ground floor (the inner windows with round-headed blanks above and shutters). End bays project still further and have 5-light bays on both floors. Rear elevation has central projecting section of 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows flanked by recessed wings of 1 bay each. Centre has steeply pitched roof with 2 hipped dormers with casements. 5 16-pane sashes with horns and shutters. Ground floor windows and central French windows with C20 panes have round-headed blanks above. Flanking wing each has French windows and projecting end bays with hips and 5-light bays on both floors. Attached to the north east is a service courtyard including garage and gardener's cottage. Garage is of brick, one storey with 2 round-headed windows and arch. Rystwood Cottage has ground floor of brick in stretcher bond, first floor is tile hung. Hipped tiled roof with central brick chimneystack. Interior contains original features including well staircase of Chinese Chippendale style and stone fireplace with bolection moulding. [See Sir Lawrence Weaver 'Small Country Houses of Today' Country Life 1919].

Listing NGR: TQ4396434524

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Legacy System number: 297139

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1919)

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