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South West Wing at Former Legat's School of Dancing

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherfield, East Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0548 / 51°3'17"N

Longitude: 0.2485 / 0°14'54"E

OS Eastings: 557683

OS Northings: 130794

OS Grid: TQ576307

Mapcode National: GBR MQQ.X7V

Mapcode Global: FRA C6DB.JMT

Entry Name: South West Wing at Former Legat's School of Dancing

Listing Date: 1 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027968

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297131

Location: Rotherfield, Wealden, East Sussex, TN6

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Rotherfield

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Mark Cross St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 53 SE
South West Wing at
14/1008 Former Legat's
School of Dancing
Former convent accommodation. Built in 1903 by J S Hansom to provide better
accommodation for the nuns running the girls' orphanage. This originally comprised
entrance hall, community room, store room and 8 cells and a bathroom on the
1st floor. Built of red brick with black brick dressings. Slate roof. Left side
window with arrow-slit windows and 2 cambered casements to lower floors. Buttresses
to right section of 2 storeys and attics with 5 gabled dormers and 6: 5 cambered
sashes with horns. Right end has 2 external chimneystacks. The rear elevation is
similar but has a 3 light canted bay to ground floor left and 6 cinquefoil headed
windows to ground floor. Attached to chapel and school by covered passageway. The
C20 flat roofed extension to the left is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: TQ5768330794

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

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