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Hamsell Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherfield, East Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0833 / 51°4'59"N

Longitude: 0.2131 / 0°12'47"E

OS Eastings: 555106

OS Northings: 133878

OS Grid: TQ551338

Mapcode National: GBR MQH.0Q0

Mapcode Global: FRA C6B8.2V6

Entry Name: Hamsell Manor

Listing Date: 18 February 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1353590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 296624

Location: Rotherfield, Wealden, East Sussex, TN3

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Rotherfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Frant with Eridge

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

Hamsell Manor
14/500 18.2.82
Probably built soon after 1790 with early and mid C19 alterations. This was
built as the Dower House of the Eridge Estate. Two storeys rendered with
incised lines to initiate masonry on a base of Tunbridge Wells stone.
Hipped slate roof. Nine sash windows in all. Central projecting pediment with
Abergavenny Crest and acorn finials. The centre part has two curved bays of
three lights on the ground floor and central tuscar portico. The ends have
two windows each with head mouldings to ground floor windows. Two storey L-wing
to rear of mid C19 appearance. Brick with stone dressings. Five windows and
splayed entrance porch having round-headed arch. Interior has semi-circular
stone staircase with slender turned balusters and plain handrail. The Music
Room has a deep Acanthus leaf cornice, the Drawing Room a dentil cornice and
the Dining Room has an early C19 fireplace with reeded surround and paterae.

Listing NGR: TQ5510633878

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