Description: Warren Gate
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 297066
OS Grid Reference: TQ5103530599
OS Grid Coordinates: 551035, 130599
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0549, 0.1537
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CROWBOROUGH WARREN ROAD(SOUTH)
BEACON ROAD (WEST)
TQ 53 SW
House. 1899 by Maurice Beveridge Teulon, architect, for himself. Ragstone rubble
with cut stone dressings, tiled roof. 2 storeys on "Y" plan. Neo C17 vernacular
style with some neo-Baroque and C18 references. Entrance front of 2 canted wings
has 2 ground floor cross windows, 2 first floor right hand and one left hand
casement, one casement on angle of the "Y", all wooden framed with square leaded
panes. Central entrance porch formed by stone segmental arch across angle of
the two wings with dependent swags and flowers, stone roof. Arched door with
arched side lights and overlights, all stone framed. 2 leaf door with carved
colonnettes, swags and metal door furniture. Cut stone bands at window cill
and lintel level. Wooden plank eaves, hipped gable, one end gable and 2 ridge
stacks. Garden front has 2 outer 3 side canted stone framed bow cross windows,
the transoms forming arches. Third face of "Y" plan has single storey lean-to
service corridor. One gable has original variation on the Venetian window.
The work of the son of the leading High Victorian architect S S Teulon, showing
the same freedom and somewhat tongue-in-cheek approach which earned his father
the C20 soubriquet of "Rogue" architect. M B Teulon practiced as an architect
from this address according to Kelly's Sussex (1887)pp 2252.
Listing NGR: TQ5103530599
Source: English Heritage
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