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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: 1353590



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: 18-Feb-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 296624

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ROTHERFIELD ERIDGE ROAD 1. 5208 Hamsell Manor 14/500 18.2.82 II 2. Probably built soon after 1790 with early and mid C19 alterations. This was built as the Dower House of the Eridge Estate. Two storeys rendered with incised lines to initiate masonry on a base of Tunbridge Wells stone. Hipped slate roof. Nine sash windows in all. Central projecting pediment with Abergavenny Crest and acorn finials. The centre part has two curved bays of three lights on the ground floor and central tuscar portico. The ends have two windows each with head mouldings to ground floor windows. Two storey L-wing to rear of mid C19 appearance. Brick with stone dressings. Five windows and splayed entrance porch having round-headed arch. Interior has semi-circular stone staircase with slender turned balusters and plain handrail. The Music Room has a deep Acanthus leaf cornice, the Drawing Room a dentil cornice and the Dining Room has an early C19 fireplace with reeded surround and paterae.

Listing NGR: TQ5510633878

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National Grid Reference: TQ 55106 33878


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