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Forest Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Colgate, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.072 / 51°4'19"N

Longitude: -0.2695 / 0°16'10"W

OS Eastings: 521335

OS Northings: 131725

OS Grid: TQ213317

Mapcode National: GBR HJJ.QPL

Mapcode Global: FRA B6B9.0TK

Entry Name: Forest Grange

Listing Date: 24 February 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 298219

Location: Colgate, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Colgate

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lower Beeding Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

HORSHAM FOREST ROAD
TQ 23 SW
8/10003 Forest Grange
II
Large house later private school. Built in 1913 and probably also
designed by J P McGraw a civil engineer. Jacobean style. Built of red
brick in English bond with Bath stone dressings, Horsham stone slab
roof and clustered brick chimney stacks. An asymmetrical building
roughly L-shaped of 2 storeys and attics with irregular fenestration.
Entrance front has central and right end projecting gables with
kneelers and ball finials. 3 clustered brick chimney stacks and 4 flat
roofed dormers. Other windows are mullioned with ground floor
mullioned and transomed 3-light window in right end gable. Central
gable has 4 centred arched doorway with side lights and above stone
panel with shield held by dragons of Saint Leonards's Forest. L-wing
is service wing and has 2 projecting gables to left end, 2 flat roofed
dormers and mullioned windows. Garden front has 3 projecting gables,
each with 2 storey 11 light canted bay with mullioned windows to first
floor and mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor and 4 other
windows, mainly 3 light mullions to first floor and 3 light mullioned
and transomed windows to ground floor but 2 storey 4-light oriel to
right of central gable. Between left and central gable is a large
external brick chimney stack with clustered brick stacks. Attached to
the right-hand end is a 1 storey outbuilding, mainly weatherboarded
on brick plinth with Horsham slab roof and continuous casements.
Great Hall is panelled throughout in oak plank and muntin panelling.
2 spine beams and ceiling joists have run out stops. Fireplace has
deep wooden cornices and 2 Atlantes, probably reused C17 figures.
Former Library has panelling up to ceiling height and wooden
bolection-moulded fireplace. Dining Room is in the Adam style with
fluted pilasters, plastered ceiling and wall panels and wooden
fireplace with panel of 6 cupids and frieze of tripods, urns and
swags. Staircase Hall has Oak Imperial staircase with strapwork
embellished balusters and end piers. Large Dining Room has panelled
walls/oval ceiling of early Georgian style and panels with plaster
cherubs and stone 4 centred fireplace. Principal bedroom has built-in
walnut furniture. Bathrooms have old baths and tiled surrounds. Some
bedrooms have wooden fireplaces with tiled surrounds.


Listing NGR: TQ2133531725

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