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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.


List entry Number: 1252623



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

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rotherfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 435629

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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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 57781 32951


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