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Holme Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherfield, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0345 / 51°2'4"N

Longitude: 0.2293 / 0°13'45"E

OS Eastings: 556406

OS Northings: 128489

OS Grid: TQ564284

Mapcode National: GBR MR2.4SJ

Mapcode Global: FRA C6CC.WPX

Entry Name: Holme Park

Listing Date: 29 November 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297122

Location: Rotherfield, Wealden, East Sussex, TN6

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Rotherfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Rotherfield St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

ROTHERFIELD B2101 (OFF)
TQ 52 NE
21/1001
Holme Park
II
House. C1840-50 in Italianate style. Rendered with hipped slate roof and rendered
chimneystacks. Asymmetrical plan but main block of 2 storeys 4 windows, the left
hand bay projecting forward with pilasters and pilasters to other end. Casements.
Ground floor has projecting sun-lounge with 4 pilasters and 2 tuscan engaged columns
and windows of modified Venetian type. Balustrading above, curved to centre. On
each side are pedimented pavilions having triple French windows, plinth and flights
of cemented steps. Attached and set back to the right hand side is an impressive
3-storey Italianate tower with hipped. roof with elaborate metal finial & bracket
cornice. 2nd floor has 3 round-headed arched windows with impost blocks and
balustrading below. 1st floor has curved balconettes on 2 faces with French windows
in pedimented surrounds and blank shields above. To the rear is a curved early
C20 window and the service wing of 2-storeys has a blank shield to centre, flanked
by 2 sashes with horns and cambered arch to ground floor. The rear of the service
wing has a central pedimented dormer with console brackets and canted 1st floor bay.
Interior has reception hall panelled by Harrods in 1919, a library with late
C19 shelving, coved cornice and Adam style octagonal ceiling feature with wheat ear
drops and roundels. Front right room has elaborate plaster cornice with foliate
details and elaborate curved pediment to the door. The fireplace had been ripped
out at the time of survey.


Listing NGR: TQ5640628489

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