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Leyswood, Withyham

Description: Leyswood

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 April 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 296926

OS Grid Reference: TQ5275535095
OS Grid Coordinates: 552755, 135095
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0948, 0.1801

Locality: Withyham
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN3 9SF

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Listing Text

(formerly listed as
TQ 53 NW 6/167 18.4.73
Built in 1868-9. Architect Norman Shaw. Remains of an important house, of
which part has been demolished. What survives comprises the gate house and
two sides of a court-yard. Gothic style. Two storeys. Ground floor red brick
with stone dressings, above tile-hung. Tiled roof. Castellated parapet and
gable with metal finials. The gate tower has a Gothic arch with two cross
windows above and a stair turret. Kitchen court with crenellated wall to left.
Three gabled dormers. Billiard room of one storey to right with battlements
over. The interior of the court yard has mullioned and transomed windows.
The outer wall of the house forms a low retaining wall at the corner of which
is a bay window with hipped roof and glided ceiling inside.

Listing NGR: TQ5275535095

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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