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Knepp Castle and Stables Adjoining to North West, Shipley

Description: Knepp Castle and Stables Adjoining to North West

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 September 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 299507

OS Grid Reference: TQ1564221717
OS Grid Coordinates: 515642, 121717
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9833, -0.3539

Location: Shipley, West Sussex RH13 8LJ

Locality: Shipley
Local Authority: Horsham District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH13 8LJ

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Listing Text

5404 Knepp Castle and
stables adjoining to
TQ 12 SE 16/495 22.9.59.


Castellated Gothic mansion built by Sir Charles Merrick Burrell between 1800
and 1813. Architect John Nash, Clerk of the Works Alexander Kyffin. L-shaped
plan. Two storeys and attic. Eleven windows. Faced with Roman cement.
Tiled roof. Square-headed sash windows with obtusely pointed panes, glazing
bars and dripstones over. Large round tower containing the staircase in
centre of north-east front. South-west front has a series of machicolated
turrets. Stone porch in centre. Later addition after 1830 at north-west
end. Beyond this is the stable court-yard of which the inner facade is faced
with red brick and grey headers and has a castellated parapet. The south
side consists of 2 blocks of 2 windows and 4 windows respectively with gate-post
between them surmounted by eagles.

Listing NGR: TQ1564221717

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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