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Chyngton House, Seaford

Description: Chyngton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 292601

OS Grid Reference: TV5035498795
OS Grid Coordinates: 550354, 98795
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7693, 0.1308

Location: 14 Hamsey Lane, Seaford BN25 4BT

Locality: Seaford
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN25 4BT

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Listing Text


Chyngton House
TV 59 NW 5/46


Manor given by Gilbert De Aquila in reign of Henry III to Priory of Michelham
and became a grange when a small chapel was built. During alteration to the
house in the C18 or C19 some apparently Early English windows and other architectural
features were found. The present house appears C18, but has a medieval origin.
Stuccoed front to flint building. Steeply pitched hipped roof of new tiles. Two
storeys and attic. Eight windows in four widely spaced pairs, sashes with glazing
bars and louvred shutters. Three hipped dormers. Central modern enclosed porch with
hipped roof. Modern brick chimney stacks. Rear exposed flint with stone quoins and
red brick window dressings. Flint wing at rear with brick quoins and half-hipped

Listing NGR: TV5035498795

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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