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Bolebroke Castle

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hartfield, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1202 / 51°7'12"N

Longitude: 0.1061 / 0°6'21"E

OS Eastings: 547495

OS Northings: 137767

OS Grid: TQ474377

Mapcode National: GBR LNF.PND

Mapcode Global: VHHQH.S3GL

Entry Name: Bolebroke Castle

Listing Date: 26 November 1953

Last Amended: 31 December 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 296275

Location: Hartfield, Wealden, East Sussex, TN7

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Hartfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Hartfield St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

HARTFIELD Bolebroke Castle
1.
5208
(formerly listed as
Bolebroke)
TQ 43 NE 5/90 26.11.53
II*
2.
C16. Red brick (English bond). The east front has 4 small gables of 3
storeys each and one large gable at the north end of 4 storeys. The latter
has kneelers, the south one corbelled with an octagonal finial above, the
north one meeting an octagonal buttress carried up from the ground and
terminating in a round finial. Diamond or lozenge shaped finial above the
apex of the gable. The return of this gable on the north side is similar
but a modern bay window has been built out in front of it. Windows on
the east front in stone surrounds with stone mullions and in 5 of them
also transoms. The south front has a similar gable with a ball finial
above the apex but no finials above the kneelers. Windows as on the east
front in stone surrounds with stone mullions and in 5 of them also transoms.
The south front has a similar gable with a ball finial above the apex but
no finials above the kneelers. Windows as on the east front. Late C17
L-shaped west wing of red brick and grey headers. Modern additions to
the north and south of this.
The inside has apparently been modernised but in a room facing west, presumably
the original kitchen, is an enormous fireplace with a depressed stone arch.


Listing NGR: TQ4749537767

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