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Carter's Corner Place Cowbeach, Hellingly

Description: Carter's Corner Place Cowbeach

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 295245

OS Grid Reference: TQ6085912336
OS Grid Coordinates: 560859, 112336
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8881, 0.2856

Location: Squab Lane, Hailsham BN27 4HX

Locality: Hellingly
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN27 4HX

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Listing Text

Carter's Corner Place.
TQ 61 SW 13/656 13.10.52


Now divided into 3 dwellings. This house is dated 1602. It was built by
and long the residence of the Barton family. It was enlarged by the first
Lord Hailsham about 1920. It is built of red and grey vitreous brick with
a tiled roof and casement windows with stone mullions and transoms. Three
storeys and attic. The main front faces south-east and is half H-shaped.
Three windows. The wings have gables, containing attic windows with kneelers
surmounted by ball finials on tall bases and the same above the apex of each
gable. The centre portion has a moulded brick eaves cornice and a gabled
dormer with similar kneelers and finials. The ground floor windows and those
in the gables have 2 tiers of 5 lights each. Central 4-centred stone doorway
with stone drip-stone over and the date 1602 and the initials I.B. in the
spandrels. The south-east wing is continued to the north-west and has 4 windows
and 2 gabled dormers without finials facing south. At its north-west end
is a modern L-shaped addition with 2 windows facing south which forms, with
the original portion of the house. Three sides of a court-yard on the north-east
side. The west side of the east wing facing this courtyard has one gable,
irregular fenestration and small gabled window bay added at the north end.

Listing NGR: TQ6085912336

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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