British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Oat Hall House, Haywards Heath

Description: Oat Hall House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 303046

OS Grid Reference: TQ3369224684
OS Grid Coordinates: 533692, 124684
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0060, -0.0958

Location: 75 Oathall Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 3DG

Locality: Haywards Heath
Local Authority: Mid Sussex District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH16 3DG

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Haywards Heath, West Sussex at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

4/135 No 70 (Oat Hall House)
10.9.51 (formerly listed as Oat
Offices, formerly house. c1840, Neo-Classical Style. Stuccoed with incised
lines to imitate masonry on sandstone plinth. Hipped slate roof. Consists
of centre portion of 2 storeys and basement, 3 windows, flanked by wings of
1 storey, 1 window. Paired bracketed wooden eaves cornice to centre part.
1st floor has 3 cambered headed sashes with marginal glazing bars. Ground floor
has 2 large French windows in cambered surrounds with decorative fanlights and
tripartite doors. Central porch with fluted Doric columns, pediment and wreath
decoration to frieze. Cambered fanlight with panelled reveals and moulded double -
doors up 3 stone steps. Tall end stuccoed chimney stacks. South west wing
has 2 light round-headed French windows. North east wing has round-headed blank
with rusticated surround with mutule frieze above and 3 light bays to side
elevation. No 68, attached to right hand side and probably a former outbuilding
altered in C20 is not of special interest. Interior of Oat Hall House has arch
to stairhall hall with Greek key design, 3 doorcases with pediments flanked
by acroteria with wreath in centre, frieze with central patera flanked by sideways
on anthemions and lions' head masks to ends, and wheat ear drops to architraves.
6 fielded panelled doors. Ground floor has original fireplaces, one with Grecian
motifs, one with fluted columns. Bowed staircase hall having cornice with
alternate wreaths and brackets, and staircase with mahogany handrail and stick

Listing NGR: TQ3369224684

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.