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Holy Cross Priory, Heathfield and Waldron

Description: Holy Cross Priory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 December 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 295567

OS Grid Reference: TQ5453421418
OS Grid Coordinates: 554534, 121418
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9715, 0.1996

Location: B2102, Heathfield, East Sussex TN21 0TR

Locality: Heathfield and Waldron
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN21 0TR

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Listing Text

TQ 52 SW 2/830 Holy Cross Priory


Large U-shaped mansion in Tudor Gothic style designed by Matthew Digby Wyatt
and built in 1865-70. Red brick with stone dressings. Slate roof with brick
chimney stacks. The entrance front presents a varied composition of gables,
roofs and chimneys. The hall is in the recessed centre crowned by a lantern,
with a 2-storeyed porch to the left and a large canted bay window with mullions
and transoms to the right. The projecting wings have gables, mullioned windows
and turrets. The garden front is of 2 storeys and basement. Central gable.
Two-storeyed canted bay window to left. Octagonal turret to right. Further
gable beyond with 3-storeyed canted bay window adjoining. Elaborate carved
staircase and fireplaces. Modern additions.

Listing NGR: TQ5453421418

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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