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Ashdown House School, Forest Row

Description: Ashdown House School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 November 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 296058

OS Grid Reference: TQ4452535725
OS Grid Coordinates: 544525, 135725
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1026, 0.0629

Location: Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5DN

Locality: Forest Row
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH18 5DN

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Listing Text

Ashdown House School
(formerly listed as
TQ 43 NW 4/7 Ashdown House)
Circa 1790. One of the 2 known works of the Sussex Architect, Benjamin
Henry Latrobe, who emigrated to America in 1795. Square mansion of 3 storeys
and 3 windows on each front. Ashlar. Semi-circular portico, now glazed,
of 3 Ionic columns and 2 pilasters with an iron railing over. French window
in arcading on ground floor on each side of the portico. Venetian shutters
on ground and first floors. Cornice above first floor. The top floor
is built in 3 sections, the outer ones flush with the lower portion of
the house and joined by a parapet. The centre section behind this recessed
and slate hung. One window in each section. Slate roof. Large modern
additions to north.

Listing NGR: TQ4452535725

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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