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Otteham Court, Polegate

Description: Otteham Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 295526

OS Grid Reference: TQ5869305786
OS Grid Coordinates: 558693, 105786
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8299, 0.2520

Location: Otham Ct Lane, Polegate, East Sussex BN26 6QS

Locality: Polegate
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN26 6QS

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Listing Text

Otteham Court
(formerly listed as
TQ 50 NE 18/205 13.10.52 Otham Court)


Ralph de Dene founded an abbey for Premonstratensian Canons here about 1180
which, about 1208, became a grange of Bayham Abbey, Kent, suppressed in 1526.
The house is a T-shaped C15 timber-framed building, mostly refaced with red
brick, grey headers and some stone but the timbering and close-studding exposed
in the north wall of the west wing. Hipped tiled roof. Casement windows.
Two storeys. Five windows. The east front has a gable with cusped bargeboards
and an attic window, also 3 brick buttresses to the ground floor.

Listing NGR: TQ5869305786

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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