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Description: The Crows Nest
Date Listed: 31 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 295889
OS Grid Reference: TQ4760428762
OS Grid Coordinates: 547604, 128762
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0393, 0.1040
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In the entry for BUXTED GORSEY DOWN
The Crow's Nest
the address shall be amended to read DUDDLES WELL WELL
The Crow's Nest
BUXTED GORSEY DOWN
TQ42NE 19/800 The Crow's Nest
Built in 1904 by M H Baillie Scott and originally called Bregnehueset.
Probably built for Simmons family. A symmetrical plan. Two storeys rendered
with tiled roof. Casement windows. The street elevation has 3 'en suite'
gables visually linked by an outcurve of one corner which also acts as a
buttress and supports the diagonally placed roof above the entrance porch. The
principal or garden elevation of 4 bays has 2 projecting gabled wings enclosing
a curved sun terrace. There is a corner conical shaped ground floor projection
to encompass a sitting room window seat and doorcase with a curved pediment
containing a glass and enamelled has relief said to be by Burne Jones. The
interior contains a lounge hall with three-quarter panelling and some inlaid
work to fireplace surround, a drawing room with copper hood to fireplace flanked
by inglenook seats, bookcases and stained glass windows, a dining room with
three-quarter wooden panelling and fireplace with copper hood and principal
bedroom with barred vaulted ceiling and 15 foot wide inglenook with benches,
cabinets and bookcases.
Listing NGR: TQ4760428762
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Source: English Heritage
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