THE OLD PALACE (THE CONVENT OF THE HOLY CHILD JESUS, ST LEONARD'S MAYFIELD SCHOOL)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1353594

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1953

Statutory Address: THE OLD PALACE (THE CONVENT OF THE HOLY CHILD JESUS, ST LEONARD'S MAYFIELD SCHOOL), HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD PALACE (THE CONVENT OF THE HOLY CHILD JESUS, ST LEONARD'S MAYFIELD SCHOOL), HIGH STREET

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

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden (District Authority)

Parish: Mayfield and Five Ashes

National Grid Reference: TQ5871227094

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History

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Details

1. 5208 TQ 5827 39/503 26.11.53

MAYFIELD HIGH STREET (north side) The Old Palace (The Convent of the Holy Child Jesus, St Leonard's Mayfield School)

I 2. Remains of a medieval palace of the Archbishops of Canterbury converted into a school by Edward Welby Pugin in 1863-6. Some C13 work. But the main portion is the C14 hall, now the school chapel. Stone. Tiled roof. Three tall pointed windows of 2 tiers of trefoil-headed lights with triangles above, each trefoil-shaped. Buttresses flanking the windows. Vaulted entrance to south-west. Adjoining this is a C14 tower and C15 well-house. Additions of 1863-6 by Edward Welby Pugin to north-east. Two storeys and attic. Five windows. Three gabled dormers. Stone. Tiled roof. Casement windows with stone mullions and transoms. Two storeyed gabled porch. Gable at north end. Further to the north-east are additions of 1896 in red brick by Peter Paul Pugin.

Listing NGR: TQ5871227094

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 296533

Legacy System: LBS

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