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Ashdown House School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Forest Row, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1026 / 51°6'9"N

Longitude: 0.0629 / 0°3'46"E

OS Eastings: 544525

OS Northings: 135725

OS Grid: TQ445357

Mapcode National: GBR LNK.YHM

Mapcode Global: VHHQH.1KL2

Entry Name: Ashdown House School

Listing Date: 26 November 1953

Last Amended: 31 December 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 296058

Location: Forest Row, Wealden, East Sussex, TN7

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Forest Row

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Forest Row

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

FOREST ROW HARTFIELD ROAD
1.
5208
Ashdown House School
(formerly listed as
TQ 43 NW 4/7 Ashdown House)
26.11.53
II*
2.
Circa 1790. One of the 2 known works of the Sussex Architect, Benjamin
Henry Latrobe, who emigrated to America in 1795. Square mansion of 3 storeys
and 3 windows on each front. Ashlar. Semi-circular portico, now glazed,
of 3 Ionic columns and 2 pilasters with an iron railing over. French window
in arcading on ground floor on each side of the portico. Venetian shutters
on ground and first floors. Cornice above first floor. The top floor
is built in 3 sections, the outer ones flush with the lower portion of
the house and joined by a parapet. The centre section behind this recessed
and slate hung. One window in each section. Slate roof. Large modern
additions to north.


Listing NGR: TQ4452535725

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