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Fordbrook, Rotherfield

Description: Fordbrook

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 297038

OS Grid Reference: TQ5185326704
OS Grid Coordinates: 551853, 126704
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0197, 0.1637

Location: Fordbrook Hill, Rotherfield, East Sussex TN6 3SB

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

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Listing Text

TQ 52 NW 20/7
Hall-house, now house. Late C15 or early C16, with C18 wing to rear. Timber-
framed, exposed on first floor with painted brick ground-floor on low rubble
stone plinth, and plaster infilling to frame above with some curved braces.
Plain tiled hipped roof with gablets. Tall brick ridge stack to right. 3 framed
bay hall-house plan. 2 storeys and attic. Irregular fenestration of 3 windows
on first floor and 4 windows on ground-floor, casements. Later C20 1 storey hipped
roof extension projecting to right. Entrance with panelled door and flat hood
on brackets area, on left return front. C18 half-hipped wing to rear, weather-
boarded to east with small outshut to north. Tile-hung on first floor.
Catslide extension at right end of building. Interior: Substantial frame with
heavily jowled posts. Large inserted brick stacks and inserted floor in central
bay of frame. Queen post roof with some sooting of rafters.

Listing NGR: TQ5185326704

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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