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Firle Place Riding School of Firle Place to West of the House the Stables of Firle Place Riding School of Firle Place to West of the House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Firle, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8448 / 50°50'41"N

Longitude: 0.0895 / 0°5'22"E

OS Eastings: 547203

OS Northings: 107111

OS Grid: TQ472071

Mapcode National: GBR LRP.ZCB

Mapcode Global: FRA C62V.W4G

Entry Name: Firle Place Riding School of Firle Place to West of the House the Stables of Firle Place Riding School of Firle Place to West of the House

Listing Date: 17 March 1952

Last Amended: 20 August 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1275469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292895

Location: Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Firle

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: West Firle St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

17.3.52. The Stables of Firle Place
20.8.65 Riding School of Firle
Place to west of the house
TQ 4707 33/483B

Late C18 or early C19. The Stables form 3 sides of a courtyard. White brick.
Slate roof. The central side has a centre portion of ashlar with 3 coachhouse
doors on the ground floor flanked by pilasters with lunette windows above,
a balustraded parapet with a solid centre containing a clock face between twin
pilasters. Behind this is an octagonal bell turret. The flanking portions
of the central side are of white brick. Each has a slight projection at its
centre containing a round-headed doorway with semi-circular fanlight and one
window over. The projecting wings have a similar central projection with
doorway and window over and 2 windows on each side of this, the ground floor
windows being round-headed. The ends of the wing s are flanked by coupled
stone pilasters and have a lunette window each at first floor level. The wings
are joined by a wrought iron railing having 3 double gates in the centre with
crested overthrow. At the back of the central side of the Stables are residential
quarters having 2 storeys and 6 windows. The ground floor is faced with
flints, above red brick. Glazing bars intact. The Riding School adjoins the
Stables to the north-west and is contemporary. Red brick. Hipped slate roof.
Five lunette windows to the east and west walls, placed high up.

Listing NGR: TQ4720307111

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