Description: Charleston Manor
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 295734
OS Grid Reference: TQ5208400650
OS Grid Coordinates: 552084, 100650
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7855, 0.1561
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Dovecote at Charleston Manor, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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WEST DEAN Charleston Manor
TQ 50 SW 23/51 13.10.52
L-shaped building. The south wing is a small C12 manor-house. Two storeys
and attic. Three windows, one hipped dormer. Faced with flints with stone
window dressings and quoins. Hipped tiled roof. One contemporary window
of 2 round-headed lights with a column between and shafts flanking each light.
This lit an upper hall or solar. The other windows are modern casement windows.
The east wing consists of 2 parallel ranges. The southernmost of these is
C16 and is similar to the mediaeval wing. Two windows. The northernmost
range is C18. Two storeys and attic. Three windows. Two gabled dormers.
Faced with flints with red brick window dressings and long and short quoins.
Tiled roof. Sash windows with glazing bars intact. Doorway with pilasters,
pediment, semi-circular fanlight and door of 6 fielded panels. Article in
Sussex Notes and Queries Volume 4, page 33.
Listing NGR: TQ5208400650
Source: English Heritage
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