SAXONBURY TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1252623
Date first listed:
24-Aug-1993
Statutory Address:
SAXONBURY TOWER

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Location

Statutory Address:
SAXONBURY TOWER

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

County:
East Sussex
District:
Wealden (District Authority)
Parish:
Rotherfield
National Grid Reference:
TQ 57781 32951

Details

FRANT ERIDGE PARK,ERIDGE TQ 53 SE 995-/14/10012 Saxonbury Tower II Observation tower or folly. Dated 1828 over doorcase. One of a series of follies built for the Nevill estate. Circular tower of 5 stages, tapering to top. Built of brown header bond brickwork on tooled sandstone base with Roman cement pseudo-machicolations to parapet and roll-moulded bands between floors. Conical iron roof reputed to have been covered in copper at one time. Arrowslit windows with splayed embrasure internally. Cambered arched doorcase with date 1828 in shields on either side and central coronet with initials H and A. Door missing at time of survey. Internal sandstone spiral staircase with sections of first and second stages missing at time of survey.

Listing NGR: TQ5778132951

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
435629
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.

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