THE RUINS OF BRAMBLETYE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1353491
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1953
Statutory Address:
THE RUINS OF BRAMBLETYE HOUSE, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE RUINS OF BRAMBLETYE HOUSE, LONDON 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:
TQ 41737 35413

Details

FOREST ROW LONDON ROAD 1. 5208 The Ruins of Brambletye House TQ 43 NW 4/20 26.11.53 II* 2. Remains of a mansion built by Sir Henry Compton in the reign of James I. The ruins consist principally of 3 towers of 3 storeys each standing now unattached to each other. Ashlar. The west tower is surmounted by an ogee-shaped cupola with finial. The centre one, which was the entrance porch with rooms above it, has the date 1631 in a lozenge above the second floor window; a 4-centre archway with carved spandrels and dripstone over; cartouche above this with cornice above it which is carried up to form an ogee. The east tower is plain with one window on each floor. All windows have stone mullions. The windows in the west tower still retain their glass. To the north of the towers is a round-headed stone archway with a keystone and imposts, and a portion of a wall on either side of it. AM

Listing NGR: TQ4173735413

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
296074
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: 25 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/13066/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David F Broomfield. Source Historic England Archive
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