Description: Gatehouse to Cuckfield Park Including Iron Railings
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 302918
OS Grid Reference: TQ2981424398
OS Grid Coordinates: 529814, 124398
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0043, -0.1512
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TQ 22 SE CUCKFIELD BRIGHTON ROAD
3/7 Gatehouse to Cuckfield
10.9.51 Park including iron
railings (formerly listed
as 'Gate House to Cuckfield
Former gatehouse. Later C16 railings early C19. Red brick in English bond with
stone dressings. Comprises central 2 storey entrance archway with room above,
flanked by four 3 storey octagonal turrets. 4 centred entrance, now with C19 cast
iron gate with dog rail. Above is a 3-light stone mullioned window with ogee
sections and hood-moulding. Eaves cornice. Turrets have fragments of stone finials.
Mainly loop windows but some circular windows. The South West turret has an ogee-
chaped leaden cupola with wooden finial and clock face towards house. Wooden winder
staircase window (South East turret). The gatehouse is now linked to 2 sections
of garden wall (items 3/6 and 3/8) by an early C19 low brick wall with iron
spear railings having urn principals and 2 sets of carriage gates.
(See Country Life, 15 March 1919, Pevsner Buildings of England p478 and Victoria
County History Vol VII p 151).
Listing NGR: TQ2981424398
Source: English Heritage
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