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Description: Ewhurst Manor
Date Listed: 9 May 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 298638
OS Grid Reference: TQ2114818971
OS Grid Coordinates: 521148, 118971
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9574, -0.2764
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SHERMANBURY BRIGHTON ROAD
TQ 21 NW 9/321 15.3.55
Thomas Peverel built a moated manor house here in the reign of Edward I. The moat
remains but of the building itself the only survival is the Gateway with the porter's
lodge attached to it. The house now on the site is part of a C16 house, originally
of larger dimensions. It is an L-shaped timber-framed building with red brick infilling,
the south front refaced on the ground floor with red brick and above tile hung. Tiled
roof. Casement windows. The east front has a stone chimney breast with a crow-stepped
brick stack and another chimney breast in the centre which is now converted into
a bay. Two windows 3 windows to each wing. Photograph in the National Buildings
Record. Article in the Sussex County Magazine Volume 3, page 797.
Listing NGR: TQ2114818971
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Source: English Heritage
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