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Latitude: 51.0948 / 51°5'41"N
Longitude: 0.1801 / 0°10'48"E
OS Eastings: 552755
OS Northings: 135095
OS Grid: TQ527350
Mapcode National: GBR MQ7.BBD
Mapcode Global: FRA C687.7Z1
Entry Name: Leyswood
Listing Date: 18 April 1973
Last Amended: 31 December 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1028041
English Heritage Legacy ID: 296926
Location: Withyham, Wealden, East Sussex, TN3
County: East Sussex
Civil Parish: Withyham
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: New Groombridge St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
(formerly listed as
TQ 53 NW 6/167 18.4.73
Built in 1868-9. Architect Norman Shaw. Remains of an important house, of
which part has been demolished. What survives comprises the gate house and
two sides of a court-yard. Gothic style. Two storeys. Ground floor red brick
with stone dressings, above tile-hung. Tiled roof. Castellated parapet and
gable with metal finials. The gate tower has a Gothic arch with two cross
windows above and a stair turret. Kitchen court with crenellated wall to left.
Three gabled dormers. Billiard room of one storey to right with battlements
over. The interior of the court yard has mullioned and transomed windows.
The outer wall of the house forms a low retaining wall at the corner of which
is a bay window with hipped roof and glided ceiling inside.
Listing NGR: TQ5275535095
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