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Anne of Cleves House Wings Place, Ditchling

Description: Anne of Cleves House Wings Place

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 March 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 292860

OS Grid Reference: TQ3249915208
OS Grid Coordinates: 532499, 115208
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9211, -0.1163

Location: B2116, Ditchling, East Sussex BN6 8TS

Locality: Ditchling
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN6 8TS

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Listing Text

(south side)
No 24 Wings Place
(Anne of Cleves House)
(formerly listed under
East End Lane)
TQ 3215 20/309 17.3.52.

Never occupied by Anne of Cleves, but Ditchling Garden Manor was one of the
many manors in the district given to her by Henry VIII (See also Court Gardens,
Common Lane, Ditchling (qv)). L-shaped late C16 timber-framed building with
plaster infilling, the ground floor partly close-studded and partly rebuilt
in red brick. Tiled roof. Casement windows. Two storeys and attic. Four
windows. The west end of the front has its first floor oversailing on a moulded
bressummer and brackets, above which is a gable with ornamental timbering,
carved bargeboards and pendant, and a cove beneath the gable. Bay window of
2 tiers of 5 lights on ground floor with wooden mullions and transoms. Similar
oriel window on first floor with cove beneath it. Similar attic window of
4 lights in gable. The north wing has stone quoins, gable end with stone coping
and finials above the angles, also 4-centred brick doorway with dripstone over
and door of elaborate Gothic pattern. Its east wall has a brick chimney breast
with offsets on its north side and a pentice on its south side, a panel of
ornamental timbering on the first floor and outside steps leading up to a pointed
lunette window on the first floor. C18 stone urn in the forecourt. C16 fireplaces,
staircase and wall paintings.

Listing NGR: TQ3250315207

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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