FRISTON PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1353299

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1952

Statutory Address: FRISTON PLACE, JEVINGTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FRISTON PLACE, JEVINGTON ROAD

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

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden (District Authority)

Parish: East Dean and Friston

National Park: SOUTH DOWNS

National Grid Reference: TV 54848 98840

Summary

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History

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Details

FRISTON JEVINGTON ROAD 1. 5208 Friston Place TV 59 NW 27/24 13.10.52

I

2. This house was originally called Beechington. The oldest portion was built by the Potman family in the early C15. Later in the C15 it passed to the Selwyn family who occupied it until 1704. It was altered and enlarged by them in the C16 and C17. It is a timber-framed building but the timbering with plaster infilling is only exposed in the north wall. The majority of the building is now faced with flints with stone quoins. Tiled roof. Casement windows with stone mullions. Three storeys. The south front has 6 windows irregularly placed and a chimney breast of flints with stone quoins. Two similar chimney breasts on the north wall. The east or entrance front dates from the mid C17 when the house was extended a few feet in this direction. Red brick. Stringcourse above each floor. Four windows. Four gables with carved bargeboards. Casement windows with wooden mullions and transoms. The first window bay from the right projects and was built out beyond the original doorway, which is now inside the house but retains its old hinge and a bar running into a slot. Over the outer doorway are stones with the initials and dates "T.S,1613" and "P.S.1634". These date-stones were actually removed from the Stables and inserted in this front by J A Maitland about 1896. But the east front of the house probably was built about this time by Thomas Selwyn, who died in 1613, or by his grandson Frederick Selwyn, who died in 1664. The Hall to the left of the main entrance in the east front has a king-post roof. One room has wall paintings.

Listing NGR: TV5484898840

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 295129

Legacy System: LBS

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