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Gravelye House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lindfield Rural, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0015 / 51°0'5"N

Longitude: -0.0803 / 0°4'49"W

OS Eastings: 534794

OS Northings: 124208

OS Grid: TQ347242

Mapcode National: GBR KND.4J4

Mapcode Global: FRA B6QG.NJH

Entry Name: Gravelye House

Listing Date: 28 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 302697

Location: Lindfield Rural, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, RH16

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Lindfield Rural

Built-Up Area: Haywards Heath

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lindfield All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 32 SW 16/335 Gravelye House
II 28/2/73

Built in 1825-6 by John Smith MP of Dale Park, Madehurst, Nr Arundel, for the
Quaker William Allen of "Allen and Hanburys" who, with John Smith and the
Earl of Chichester, founded the Allotment Colony in Lindfield called "America"
for the benefit of the poor of Lindfield. William Allen died in the house in
1843. Two storeys. Six windows. Stuccoed. Slate roof. Two parallel ranges.
The front range has a centre portion of 4 windows and slightly recessed wings of
one window each, the south one on ground floor only. Stringcourse. Glazing bars
intact. Ground floor has round-headed windows with Gothic gluing set in arcading.
Porch with square Doric columns and projecting cornice. Above the roof of the
back range is a small cupola containing a bell.

Listing NGR: TQ3479424208

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