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Gatehouse to Cuckfield Park Including Iron Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cuckfield, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0043 / 51°0'15"N

Longitude: -0.1512 / 0°9'4"W

OS Eastings: 529814

OS Northings: 124398

OS Grid: TQ298243

Mapcode National: GBR JLS.YCC

Mapcode Global: FRA B6KG.BYH

Entry Name: Gatehouse to Cuckfield Park Including Iron Railings

Listing Date: 10 September 1951

Last Amended: 11 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 302918

Location: Cuckfield, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, RH17

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Cuckfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Cuckfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


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
Park)
II*
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

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