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The Summerhouse or Alcove at Brightling Park to the West of the House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brightling, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9619 / 50°57'42"N

Longitude: 0.3873 / 0°23'14"E

OS Eastings: 567741

OS Northings: 120760

OS Grid: TQ677207

Mapcode National: GBR NTD.NQ5

Mapcode Global: FRA C6PK.QPH

Entry Name: The Summerhouse or Alcove at Brightling Park to the West of the House

Listing Date: 3 August 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292466

Location: Brightling, Rother, East Sussex, TN32

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Brightling

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Brightling St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

In the entry for;

TQ 62 SE BRIGHTLING THE STREET

11/24 The Summerhouse or
Alcove at Brightling Park
to the west of the house.
3.8.61 (formerly listed as Gothic
Summerhouse in the wood)

II

The grade shall be amended to II* (star)

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TQ 62 SE BRIGHTLING THE STREET

11/24 The Summerhouse or Alcove
at Brightling Park to the
west of the house
3.8.61 (formerly listed as Gothic
Summerhouse in the wood)

II

Built as a view-point of the magnificent view to the south, but the trees round
have now grown up. Designed by Sir Robert Smirke in the early C19 for John Fuller
("Mad Jack"). Semicircular alcove or recess built of red brick and grey headers
with an open front to the south which forms a Gothic facade built of Coadeware
stone. Tall four-centred archway flanked by pairs of slender engaged columns.
Carved spandrels and crested parapet.


Listing NGR: TQ6774120760

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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