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Wykehurst Park, Bolney

Description: Wykehurst Park

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 302412

OS Grid Reference: TQ2577024405
OS Grid Coordinates: 525770, 124405
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0053, -0.2088

Location: Bolney, West Sussex RH17 5QQ

Locality: Bolney
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH17 5QQ

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Listing Text

Wykehurst Park
TQ 22 SE 15/240

New flats. Designed by E M Barry for Henry Huth, an Austrian banker. The Stables
are dated 1869, but Pevsner dates the house at 1872-4. It is a large mansion in
the style of a French chateau. Two storeys and attic. Ashlar. Tiled roof. The
entrance front is asymmetrical. The main portion has a central porch with one
window on each side on the ground floor and 3 windows over. This portion is flanked
by round each with an arcaded top storey surmounted by a conical roof. To the left
is a polygonal bay which lights the staircase and beyond this a square tower of
3 storeys, which is higher than the rest of the front. The garden front is
symmetrical and the more impressive of the two. It has 8 windows. Eaves bracket
cornice. Central projection with 3 round-headed arches on the ground floor and
3 windows above, flanked by circular bastions. Above is a large dormer window.
At each end of the front is a large curved bay of 7 windows on ground and first
floors with 3 large dormers projecting from the roof. The hall was originally
hung with Spanish leather. The dining-room is wholly panelled in Elizabethan
style. The drawing-room has a marble chimney piece of Adam character and originally
walls panelled in brocade. The staircase is of Elizabethan design.

Listing NGR: TQ2577024405

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Source: English Heritage

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