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Lady Vernon's School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Newick, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9619 / 50°57'42"N

Longitude: 0.019 / 0°1'8"E

OS Eastings: 541880

OS Northings: 119991

OS Grid: TQ418199

Mapcode National: GBR KNX.RLV

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XK.R77

Plus Code: 9F22X269+QH

Entry Name: Lady Vernon's School House

Listing Date: 20 August 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414827

ID on this website: 101237781

Location: Founthill, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Newick

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Newick St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Lady Vernon's School House
TQ 41 NW 6/115 20.8.65.

Now a dwelling house. This small school was erected in 1771 by the Hon Louisa
Barbarba Vernon, daughter of Bussy, Lord Mansell and wife of the Hon George
Vernon of Newick Park, later Lord Vernon of Kinderton. It originally contained
a large school-room and mistress's house, but in 1926 the former was converted
into a second dwelling. The whole is now one dwelling. It consists of a
main portion of 2 storeys and 2 windows, and slightly recessed wings of one
storey and one wing each. Red brick, partly refaced with cement, with long
and short quoins. Tiled roof with ball finial. Central doorway with flat
hood on brackets and door of 6 fielded panels. Over the doorway is an oval
panel inscribed: "Endowed by the Honourable Louisa Barbara Vernon. AD 1771".

Listing NGR: TQ4188019991

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