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Albourne Place, Including the Former Stables Now Part of the House, Albourne

Description: Albourne Place, Including the Former Stables Now Part of the House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 302278

OS Grid Reference: TQ2524915995
OS Grid Coordinates: 525249, 115995
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9298, -0.2191

Locality: Albourne
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN6 9DU

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Listing Text

Albourne Place,
including the former
Stables now part of the
TQ 21 NE 19/148

Large L-shaped mansion of which the interior is partly C16-early C17, but the
exterior was rebuilt in the mid C17 by John Juxon, brother of william Juxon
Archbishop of Canterbury, 2 south 7 west. Red brick, long and short brick quoins.
Pilasters flank each west bay. Slate roof. Caaement windows with stone mullions
and transoms, and also architraves over those on ground floor. Rusticated brick
doorway in the east front with high rectangular fanlight divided into 2 sections
by a wooden mullion, and fine door of 14 fielded panels. Good staircase and
Archbishop Juxon was in refuge here during part of the Commonwealth, and the house
contains a hiding-place, recently discovered. The east or office wing of the
house forms a right angle with the main block. 2 s. 3 w. It is jointed to the
Stables (now a dwelling) by a flanking wall with a moulded and panelled door. The
Stables are a similar bdg. of 2 s. and 3 w. with roof partly of Horsham slabs and
partly of tiles. The interior of the Stables and offices is partly C15. Article
in Country Life of the 13th September 1924.

Listing NGR: TQ2524915995

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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