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Cowbeech House, Herstmonceux

Description: Cowbeech House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 295327

OS Grid Reference: TQ6195714518
OS Grid Coordinates: 561957, 114518
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9074, 0.3022

Location: Hammer Lane, Herstmonceux, East Sussex BN27 4JF

Locality: Herstmonceux
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN27 4JF

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Listing Text

Cowbeech House
TQ 61 SW 13/424 30.8.66


Dated 1731. Two storeys and attic. Five windows. Originally red brick
but refaced with stucco. Modillion eaves cornice. Central gable with modillions
treated as a pediment with an attic window in the tympanum and the crest
of a gryphon rampant below this. Half-hipped tiled roof with a chimney
stack on each side of the half-hip. Windows with slightly cambered head
linings and glazing bars intact. Doorway with flat hood on brackets, rectangular
fanlight and door of 6 fielded panels, surmounted by a small panel containing
a shield with the date 1731. On each side of the doorway is a narrow recessed
panel containing an iron 2-headed eagle arising from a coronet. These originally
stood on gate-posts at another house and have been brought here.

Listing NGR: TQ6195714518

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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