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Old Buckhurst, the Gateway to the North West of the House

A Grade II Listed Building in Withyham, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0955 / 51°5'43"N

Longitude: 0.1269 / 0°7'37"E

OS Eastings: 549033

OS Northings: 135058

OS Grid: TQ490350

Mapcode National: GBR LNV.8WQ

Mapcode Global: FRA C647.C7T

Entry Name: Old Buckhurst, the Gateway to the North West of the House

Listing Date: 26 November 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 296884

Location: Withyham, Wealden, East Sussex, TN7

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Withyham

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Withyham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

WITHYHAM Old Buckhurst, the
1.
5208
gateway to the north-
west of the house
TQ 43 NE 5/132 26.11.53
II
2.
The original home of the Sackville family stood here before they moved to Knole
in Kent. This was built for Sir Richard Sackville before and comprised a complete
courtyard. The principal remains of this comprise a stone gateway with a higher
stair turret. Carriage archway through ground floor with four centred head.
Two tiers of three light windows above on inner side. Flanking buttresses
with finials. Castellated parapet.
Part of the remaining house was pulled down in the early C17 and the materials
used to build Sackville College at East Grinstead.


Listing NGR: TQ4903335058

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