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A Grade II* Listed Building in Wadhurst, East Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0441 / 51°2'38"N

Longitude: 0.3291 / 0°19'44"E

OS Eastings: 563369

OS Northings: 129780

OS Grid: TQ633297

Mapcode National: GBR NSC.D1J

Mapcode Global: FRA C6LC.61C

Entry Name: Wenbans

Listing Date: 26 November 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1285557

English Heritage Legacy ID: 296825

Location: Wadhurst, Wealden, East Sussex, TN5

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Wadhurst

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Tidebrook St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 62 NW 22/448 Wenbans
The original building on the site is said to have been a royal hunting lodge,
possibly of King John. The surviving building is a C15 timber-framed building,
altered in the C16. Two storeys. Four windows. The west half is faced with
weather-boarding. The east half is partly weather-boarded, partly red brick
the first floor tile hung and oversailing on brackets. Tiled roof. Casement
windows. To the south-east of the house was a C16 timber-framed barn which
has been incorporated into the house and joined to it by a corridor which was
formerly a cow shed.

Listing NGR: TQ6336929780

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