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Firle Tower, Firle

Description: Firle Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 August 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 292912

OS Grid Reference: TQ4809007195
OS Grid Coordinates: 548090, 107195
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8453, 0.1022

Location: Firle, East Sussex BN8 6NZ

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

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Listing Text

Firle Tower
TQ 40 NE 15/521 20.8.65.

Dated 1819. Built by the third Viscount Gage as a game-keepers cottage and
placed at the top of a small hill so that the game-keeper could signal to the
keeper of Plashet deer-park at Ringmer, which also belonged to Lord Gage.
Circular tower of 3 storeys. Faced with flints. Castellated parapet. Sash
windows with glazing bars intact.

Listing NGR: TQ4809007195

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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