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Description: Old Buckhurst, the Gateway to the North West of the House
Date Listed: 26 November 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 296884
OS Grid Reference: TQ4903335058
OS Grid Coordinates: 549033, 135058
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0955, 0.1269
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WITHYHAM Old Buckhurst, the
gateway to the north-
west of the house
TQ 43 NE 5/132 26.11.53
The original home of the Sackville family stood here before they moved to Knole
in Kent. This was built for Sir Richard Sackville before and comprised a complete
courtyard. The principal remains of this comprise a stone gateway with a higher
stair turret. Carriage archway through ground floor with four centred head.
Two tiers of three light windows above on inner side. Flanking buttresses
with finials. Castellated parapet.
Part of the remaining house was pulled down in the early C17 and the materials
used to build Sackville College at East Grinstead.
Listing NGR: TQ4903335058
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Source: English Heritage
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