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Jarvis Brook, North West Gateway to Rotherfield Hall and Attached Flanking Walls, Rotherfield

Description: Jarvis Brook, North West Gateway to Rotherfield Hall and Attached Flanking Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 296679

OS Grid Reference: TQ5394029235
OS Grid Coordinates: 553940, 129235
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0419, 0.1945

Location: Clackhams Lane, Rotherfield, East Sussex TN6 3RP

Locality: Rotherfield
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN6 3RP

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Listing Text

TQ 52 NW
Jarvis Brook, Crowborough
North-west gateway to
Rotherfield Hall

The entry shall be amended to read:-

(east side)
Jarvis Brook, North-west
gateway to Rotherfield
Hall and attached
flanking walls

- II

Gateway and attached flanking walls. 1897 by Francis Inigo Thomas for Sir
Lindsay Lindsay-Hogg. Rubblestone and ashlar; iron gates. Central carriage
entrance, the flanking walls sweeping down over side pedestrian entrances.
Central entrance has: giant rusticated piers, square on plan, with cornices and
pyramidal finials (that on southern pier badly weathered); double gates with
cusped arcaded panels, petalled spike finials, leaf and scroll decoration to
lower part, bud and flower decoration above, the central finials particularly
elaborate. Flanking walls are of rubblestone brought to course with rubblestone
coping; pedestrian entrances are round-arched with decorative gates in same
style as main gates; walls curve round and continue at lower level, on south
side for approximately 14 metres, on north side for approximately 43 metres,
this wall having a gateway with square piers with rusticated capstones and part
of the wall collapsed. Inigo Thomas was responsible both for the enlargement of
Rotherfield Hall (qv) and for the design of its garden which is listed Grade II*
in The Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Interest.


Jarvis Brook
North-west Gateway to
Rotherfield Hall
TQ 52 NW 20/257B
1897. Large rusticated stone gate piers with pyramidical caps.

Listing NGR: TQ5394029235

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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