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Chapel to Former Legat's School of Ballet, Rotherfield

Description: Chapel to Former Legat's School of Ballet

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 297130

OS Grid Reference: TQ5765330765
OS Grid Coordinates: 557653, 130765
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0546, 0.2481

Location: B2100, Rotherfield, East Sussex TN6 3NH

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

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Listing Text

TQ 53 SE
Chapel to former
14/1007 Legat's School of
Chapel. 1875 architects Goldie and Child. Built of red brick with bands of
polychrome black brick and slate roof. 5 bay nave with clerestorey, aisles and
transpets. Apsidal-ended chancel and South Tower. Tower has stone dressings and
louvred arched bell stage. Below are 2 trefoliated headed windows and circular
window and 2 lancets to aisles. A covered passageway connects to the main
buildings. Dogtooth cornice and 4 circular clerestorey windows with refoliated
motifs. Aisles have 4 lancets with trefoil heads and trefoil motifs above. Gabled
transept with circular window and 2 sashes below with stone and brick tympani. The
Duchess of Leeds bought from Scotland the polished granite columns which divide the
nave and aisles. The alter erected in 1885 was designed by Peter Paul Pugin.

Listing NGR: TQ5765330765

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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