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Otteham Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Polegate, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8299 / 50°49'47"N

Longitude: 0.252 / 0°15'7"E

OS Eastings: 558693

OS Northings: 105786

OS Grid: TQ586057

Mapcode National: GBR MTF.Y9P

Mapcode Global: FRA C6FX.00B

Entry Name: Otteham Court

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Last Amended: 12 August 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1353410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 295526

Location: Polegate, Wealden, East Sussex, BN26

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Polegate

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Polegate St John

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

Otteham Court
(formerly listed as
TQ 50 NE 18/205 13.10.52 Otham Court)


Ralph de Dene founded an abbey for Premonstratensian Canons here about 1180
which, about 1208, became a grange of Bayham Abbey, Kent, suppressed in 1526.
The house is a T-shaped C15 timber-framed building, mostly refaced with red
brick, grey headers and some stone but the timbering and close-studding exposed
in the north wall of the west wing. Hipped tiled roof. Casement windows.
Two storeys. Five windows. The east front has a gable with cusped bargeboards
and an attic window, also 3 brick buttresses to the ground floor.

Listing NGR: TQ5869305786

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

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