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South West Wing at Former Legat's School of Dancing, Rotherfield

Description: South West Wing at Former Legat's School of Dancing

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 297131

OS Grid Reference: TQ5768330794
OS Grid Coordinates: 557683, 130794
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0548, 0.2485

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
South West Wing at
14/1008 Former Legat's
School of Dancing
Former convent accommodation. Built in 1903 by J S Hansom to provide better
accommodation for the nuns running the girls' orphanage. This originally comprised
entrance hall, community room, store room and 8 cells and a bathroom on the
1st floor. Built of red brick with black brick dressings. Slate roof. Left side
window with arrow-slit windows and 2 cambered casements to lower floors. Buttresses
to right section of 2 storeys and attics with 5 gabled dormers and 6: 5 cambered
sashes with horns. Right end has 2 external chimneystacks. The rear elevation is
similar but has a 3 light canted bay to ground floor left and 6 cinquefoil headed
windows to ground floor. Attached to chapel and school by covered passageway. The
C20 flat roofed extension to the left is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ5768330794

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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