Description: Courtyard with Terms, Balustrade and Fountain West Side of Buxted Park
Date Listed: 31 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 295919
OS Grid Reference: TQ4850122859
OS Grid Coordinates: 548501, 122859
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9860, 0.1144
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BUXTED UCKFIELD ROAD
Courtyard with Terms,
Balustrade and Fountain
west side of Buxted
TQ 42 SE 26/628A
Surrounding the new west entrance created by Basil Ionides in 1940 is a
semi-circular red brick courtyard decorated with stone terms, brought from
Ashley Park at Walton on Thames. On the west side, this is closed by a
stone balustrade which came from Chesterfield House, off Park Lane, by
Isaac Ware. In the centre is a C19 stone fountain which came from
Sir Robert Peel's house Drayton Manor in Staffordshire. This has a lower
basin with 3 figures of boys standing on shells and surrounded by 6 vases.
Central pedestal with 2 upper basins and, at the apex, another figure of a
boy with a swan.
Listing NGR: TQ4850122859
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Source: English Heritage
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