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Temple Grove Preparatory School

A Grade II Listed Building in Buxted, East Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0246 / 51°1'28"N

Longitude: 0.1148 / 0°6'53"E

OS Eastings: 548407

OS Northings: 127151

OS Grid: TQ484271

Mapcode National: GBR LPL.RTV

Mapcode Global: FRA C64D.SMC

Entry Name: Temple Grove Preparatory School

Listing Date: 18 April 1973

Last Amended: 31 December 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1028471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 295893

Location: Buxted, Wealden, East Sussex, TN22

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Buxted

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: High Hurstwood Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

Crowborough Road
Temple Grove
Preparatory School
TQ 42 SE 19/648 18.4.73
Originally called Heron's Ghyll. Original portion circa 1850. Tudor Gothic
style. Two storeys. Stone. Tiled roof. Gabled dormers. Casement windows
with stone-mullioned and transomed windows. Two storeyed porch. The house
was occupied by the poet, Coventry Patmore, who made additions in 1866-7.
Architect J F Bently. These are in similar style and materials. On the garden
front 2 gabled, two-storeyed, bays with mullioned and transomed windows on
ground floor and mullioned windows only on first floor. Shield between the
bays on first floor. Gabled dormer above. To the right of this block is a
slightly larger block with central gable. The interior has a staircase in
Jacobean style.

Listing NGR: TQ4840727151

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