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Middle House Hotel, Mayfield and Five Ashes

Description: Middle House Hotel

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 November 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 296519

OS Grid Reference: TQ5870626983
OS Grid Coordinates: 558706, 126983
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0203, 0.2614

Location: 8 High Street, Mayfield, East Sussex TN20 6AB

Locality: Mayfield and Five Ashes
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN20 6AB

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Listing Text

(south side)
Middle House Hotel
TQ 5826 40/489 26.11.53
One of the best timber-framed buildings in Sussex. Dated 1575. Half-H plan.
Timber-framed building with plaster infilling, restored and enlarged. Ground
floor close-studded on a base of stone and red brick. Casement windows of
2 tiers of 4 light each with wooden mullions and transoms. Above ornamental
circular timbering. Gable at each end oversailing on moulded bressumer and
brackets with carved bargeboards. Bay window below the west gable projecting
on brackets. Tiled roof. Two storeys and attic in gables. Four windows.
Later additions behind. The interior has fine fireplaces and overdoors.

Listing NGR: TQ5871026983

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Source: English Heritage

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