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Eckington House, Chalvington with Ripe

Description: Eckington House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 295542

OS Grid Reference: TQ5109410136
OS Grid Coordinates: 551094, 110136
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8710, 0.1460

Location: Ripe Lane, Ripe, East Sussex BN8 6AR

Locality: Chalvington with Ripe
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN8 6AR

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Listing Text

(south side)
Eckington House
TQ 5110 30/534 13.10.52


L-shaped timber-framed house fronted with red brick in late C16 or early
C17 but the back wing and possibly the whole building is older. Two storeys
and cellar above ground, also attic in gable end. Two windows. Two small
gables. Tiled roof. Windows in stone surrounds with dripstones over, those
on the first floor being the original casements with stone mullions, but
those on the ground floor altered in the C18. Gabled brick porch up 9 steps
with carved bressummer, bargeboards and pendant. Brick doorway with almost
square head and iron-studded door of 24 panels. Brick chimney breast on
the south wall. The back wing has some timber-framing and close-studding
exposed on the first floor.

Listing NGR: TQ5109410136

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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