Description: Roffey Park
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 299745
OS Grid Reference: TQ2122632974
OS Grid Coordinates: 521226, 132974
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0833, -0.2706
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1. LOWER BEEDING COLGATE
TQ 23 SW
Country house. C1870. Horsham stone coursed rubble with ashlar details and timber
frame with infill panels painted white. Stone tile and plain tile roof with decorative
ridge tiles, some tile hung walls and gables. Tall brick stacks with moulded shafts
and cornices. Decorative timber bargeboards to gables and dormers. Two storeys
and attic with single storey wing to north west linked to single storey entrance
corridor on the main(north)front. A large, imposing house; stone on the ground floor,
timber frame to first floor and attic of the main block. Cables and dormers to all
sides, decorative braces in many of the timber frame panels, the larger gables are
jettied on brackets. Bay windows on the garden and west front. Stone framed ground
floor. windows, 3, 4 or 5 lights with mullions and upper transom. Similar pattern
of windows on first floor timber framed with casements. Central entrance doorway
in moulded stone arch under gable heads to lateral ground floor access corridor with
stone mullioned windows to either side. Panelled double doors with glazed fanlight
of square panes above slightly arched transom. Gabled service wing with tile hung
first floor to left of the main block. On the right access, the front corridor leads
to a single storey stone block with hipped roof and a large mullioned and transomed
5-light bay window on the south side. Internally linenfold panelling and ornate
plaster and wood ceilings to the principal rooms.
Pevsner, Sussex. p313.
Listing NGR: TQ2122632974
Source: English Heritage
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