Description: Knepp Castle and Stables Adjoining to North West
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
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SHIPLEY CASTLE LANE (off)
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
Source: English Heritage
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