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Temple Grove Preparatory School, Buxted

Description: Temple Grove Preparatory School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 295893

OS Grid Reference: TQ4840727151
OS Grid Coordinates: 548407, 127151
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0246, 0.1148

Location: Buxted, East Sussex TN22 4DA

Locality: Buxted
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN22 4DA

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Listing Text

Crowborough Road
Temple Grove
Preparatory School
TQ 42 SE 19/648 18.4.73
Originally called Heron's Ghyll. Original portion circa 1850. Tudor Gothic
style. Two storeys. Stone. Tiled roof. Gabled dormers. Casement windows
with stone-mullioned and transomed windows. Two storeyed porch. The house
was occupied by the poet, Coventry Patmore, who made additions in 1866-7.
Architect J F Bently. These are in similar style and materials. On the garden
front 2 gabled, two-storeyed, bays with mullioned and transomed windows on
ground floor and mullioned windows only on first floor. Shield between the
bays on first floor. Gabled dormer above. To the right of this block is a
slightly larger block with central gable. The interior has a staircase in
Jacobean style.

Listing NGR: TQ4840727151

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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