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Leyswood

A Grade II Listed Building in Withyham, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0948 / 51°5'41"N

Longitude: 0.1801 / 0°10'48"E

OS Eastings: 552755

OS Northings: 135095

OS Grid: TQ527350

Mapcode National: GBR MQ7.BBD

Mapcode Global: FRA C687.7Z1

Entry Name: Leyswood

Listing Date: 18 April 1973

Last Amended: 31 December 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028041

English Heritage Legacy ID: 296926

Location: Withyham, Wealden, East Sussex, TN3

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Withyham

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: New Groombridge St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

WITHYHAM GROOMBRIGDGE
1.
5208
Leyswood
(formerly listed as
Leywood)
TQ 53 NW 6/167 18.4.73
II
2.
Built in 1868-9. Architect Norman Shaw. Remains of an important house, of
which part has been demolished. What survives comprises the gate house and
two sides of a court-yard. Gothic style. Two storeys. Ground floor red brick
with stone dressings, above tile-hung. Tiled roof. Castellated parapet and
gable with metal finials. The gate tower has a Gothic arch with two cross
windows above and a stair turret. Kitchen court with crenellated wall to left.
Three gabled dormers. Billiard room of one storey to right with battlements
over. The interior of the court yard has mullioned and transomed windows.
The outer wall of the house forms a low retaining wall at the corner of which
is a bay window with hipped roof and glided ceiling inside.


Listing NGR: TQ5275535095

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