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Chyngton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Seaford, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.7693 / 50°46'9"N

Longitude: 0.1308 / 0°7'51"E

OS Eastings: 550354

OS Northings: 98795

OS Grid: TV503987

Mapcode National: GBR LSQ.PX0

Mapcode Global: FRA C751.SXL

Entry Name: Chyngton House

Listing Date: 14 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292601

Location: Seaford, Lewes, East Sussex, BN25

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Seaford

Built-Up Area: Seaford

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Sutton with Seaford

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


Chyngton House
TV 59 NW 5/46


Manor given by Gilbert De Aquila in reign of Henry III to Priory of Michelham
and became a grange when a small chapel was built. During alteration to the
house in the C18 or C19 some apparently Early English windows and other architectural
features were found. The present house appears C18, but has a medieval origin.
Stuccoed front to flint building. Steeply pitched hipped roof of new tiles. Two
storeys and attic. Eight windows in four widely spaced pairs, sashes with glazing
bars and louvred shutters. Three hipped dormers. Central modern enclosed porch with
hipped roof. Modern brick chimney stacks. Rear exposed flint with stone quoins and
red brick window dressings. Flint wing at rear with brick quoins and half-hipped

Listing NGR: TV5035498795

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

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