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Firle Place Riding School of Firle Place to West of the House The Stables of Firle Place Riding Sch, Firle

Description: Firle Place Riding School of Firle Place to West of the House The Stables of Firle Place Riding Sch

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 March 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 292895

OS Grid Reference: TQ4720307111
OS Grid Coordinates: 547203, 107111
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8448, 0.0895

Location: Firle, East Sussex BN8 6LP

Locality: Firle
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN8 6LP

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Listing Text

17.3.52. The Stables of Firle Place
20.8.65 Riding School of Firle
Place to west of the house
TQ 4707 33/483B

Late C18 or early C19. The Stables form 3 sides of a courtyard. White brick.
Slate roof. The central side has a centre portion of ashlar with 3 coachhouse
doors on the ground floor flanked by pilasters with lunette windows above,
a balustraded parapet with a solid centre containing a clock face between twin
pilasters. Behind this is an octagonal bell turret. The flanking portions
of the central side are of white brick. Each has a slight projection at its
centre containing a round-headed doorway with semi-circular fanlight and one
window over. The projecting wings have a similar central projection with
doorway and window over and 2 windows on each side of this, the ground floor
windows being round-headed. The ends of the wing s are flanked by coupled
stone pilasters and have a lunette window each at first floor level. The wings
are joined by a wrought iron railing having 3 double gates in the centre with
crested overthrow. At the back of the central side of the Stables are residential
quarters having 2 storeys and 6 windows. The ground floor is faced with
flints, above red brick. Glazing bars intact. The Riding School adjoins the
Stables to the north-west and is contemporary. Red brick. Hipped slate roof.
Five lunette windows to the east and west walls, placed high up.

Listing NGR: TQ4720307111

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Source: English Heritage

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