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Battle Lodge and Gate Piers, Gates and Boundary Wall, Ashburnham Place, Battle

Description: Battle Lodge and Gate Piers, Gates and Boundary Wall, Ashburnham Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 August 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 292241

OS Grid Reference: TQ7229915999
OS Grid Coordinates: 572299, 115999
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9177, 0.4499

Location: B2096, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0HU

Locality: Battle
Local Authority: Rother District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN33 0HU

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Listing Text


21/15 Battle Lodge and gate
piers, gates and boundary
wall Ashburnham Place
17.8.73 (formerly listed as
Battle Lodge and Gate)


The Lodge is dated 1835 over the doorway. Tudor Gothic building with the plan
of a cross. Sandstone ashlar. 2 storeys 3 windowsfacing south, 1 window facing
east. Gable to each wing, the east and west ones with kneelers. Tiled roof.
The first floor windows are 2-light casements with stone mullions and dripstones
over. The ground floor windows are bays with 2 tiers of 4 lights with stone mullions
and transoms. The south wing consists of a porch having a four-centred archway
with dripstone over and a room on the first floor above. Cartouche with the
Ashburnham Arms in the gable. On the north side there are ground floor rooms
in the angle of the cross plan with hipped roofs. Two stone chimney breasts to
each with 2 octagonal brick shafts. To the south of the Lodge is a gateway to
the carriage drive of the Park with a pedestrian gateway on each side of it.
Each is flanked by octagonal sandstone piers with pointed caps, those flanking
the carriage drive being higher than the others. All 3 have iron gates. To the
south of the south pedestrian gate the wall is continued at the same height as
above the gateway as far as the road.

Listing NGR: TQ7229915999

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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