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The Hooke, Chailey

Description: The Hooke

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 March 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 292780

OS Grid Reference: TQ3837418512
OS Grid Coordinates: 538374, 118512
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9494, -0.0315

Location: Chailey, East Sussex BN8 4HR

Locality: Chailey
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN8 4HR

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Listing Text

The Hooke
TQ 31 NE 5/23 17.3.52.

Originally a large mansion but since it was first listed the southern portion,
added in 1830, has been demolished. The former middle section, now the south
end, is the oldest portion. C17, refaced in brick and stone. Steeply-pitched
hipped slate roof. This contains a C17 staircase, panelling and fireplaces.
Its east front was refaced with ashlar when the north wing was added in the
C18. This has 2 storeys and 2 windows. The remainder of the east front has
3 storeys, sash windows with glazing bars and a chimney breast. The north
front, formerly the main entrance, 7 windows. Two bays of 3 windows each on
all floors. Stringcourse. Castellated parapet. Wide glazing bars intact.
Central doorway with pilasters, projecting cornice, this has been converted
into a window. To the south-west are one large and 3 smaller pointed archways
which were formerly part of the verandah added in 1830 and are now a sort
of ruin in the garden.

Listing NGR: TQ3837418512

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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