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Latitude: 50.7855 / 50°47'7"N
Longitude: 0.1561 / 0°9'22"E
OS Eastings: 552084
OS Northings: 100650
OS Grid: TQ520006
Mapcode National: GBR LSK.Q98
Mapcode Global: FRA C760.JNL
Entry Name: Charleston Manor
Listing Date: 13 October 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1353445
English Heritage Legacy ID: 295734
Location: Cuckmere Valley, Wealden, East Sussex, BN25
County: East Sussex
Civil Parish: Cuckmere Valley
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: West Dean All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
WEST DEAN Charleston Manor
TQ 50 SW 23/51 13.10.52
L-shaped building. The south wing is a small C12 manor-house. Two storeys
and attic. Three windows, one hipped dormer. Faced with flints with stone
window dressings and quoins. Hipped tiled roof. One contemporary window
of 2 round-headed lights with a column between and shafts flanking each light.
This lit an upper hall or solar. The other windows are modern casement windows.
The east wing consists of 2 parallel ranges. The southernmost of these is
C16 and is similar to the mediaeval wing. Two windows. The northernmost
range is C18. Two storeys and attic. Three windows. Two gabled dormers.
Faced with flints with red brick window dressings and long and short quoins.
Tiled roof. Sash windows with glazing bars intact. Doorway with pilasters,
pediment, semi-circular fanlight and door of 6 fielded panels. Article in
Sussex Notes and Queries Volume 4, page 33.
Listing NGR: TQ5208400650
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