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Knepp Castle and Stables Adjoining to North West

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shipley, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9833 / 50°58'59"N

Longitude: -0.3539 / 0°21'14"W

OS Eastings: 515642

OS Northings: 121717

OS Grid: TQ156217

Mapcode National: GBR HKL.7CG

Mapcode Global: FRA B64J.3XN

Entry Name: Knepp Castle and Stables Adjoining to North West

Listing Date: 22 September 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 299507

Location: Shipley, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

Civil Parish: Shipley

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Shipley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

5404 Knepp Castle and
stables adjoining to
TQ 12 SE 16/495 22.9.59.


Castellated Gothic mansion built by Sir Charles Merrick Burrell between 1800
and 1813. Architect John Nash, Clerk of the Works Alexander Kyffin. L-shaped
plan. Two storeys and attic. Eleven windows. Faced with Roman cement.
Tiled roof. Square-headed sash windows with obtusely pointed panes, glazing
bars and dripstones over. Large round tower containing the staircase in
centre of north-east front. South-west front has a series of machicolated
turrets. Stone porch in centre. Later addition after 1830 at north-west
end. Beyond this is the stable court-yard of which the inner facade is faced
with red brick and grey headers and has a castellated parapet. The south
side consists of 2 blocks of 2 windows and 4 windows respectively with gate-post
between them surmounted by eagles.

Listing NGR: TQ1564221717

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