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A Grade II Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9595 / 50°57'34"N

Longitude: 0.7395 / 0°44'22"E

OS Eastings: 592485

OS Northings: 121357

OS Grid: TQ924213

Mapcode National: GBR RYV.MT6

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FK.XLP

Plus Code: 9F22XP5Q+QR

Entry Name: Starlock

Listing Date: 14 July 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468783

Location: Rye, Rother, East Sussex, TN31

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Rye

Built-Up Area: Rye

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Playden St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

(west side, off)

2/10013 Starlock


House. Designed in 1929 by Frank Scarlett of the firm of Scarlett and Ashworth and built in 1930 for Colonel and Mrs Templar in International Modern style. Rendered brick with cavity walls and metal balcony. Flat roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with 3 windows to south-east or garden front. Windows were 3-light metal casements, taller on ground floor but all except 5-light central ground floor combined window and french window have been replaced ip matching style in late C20. Central bay is recessed and has metal balcony and access door from principal bedroom. End chimneystacks. South-west front has 3 metal framed casements including tall and narrow staircase window to left. Main entrance to right of this window has brick surround in stretcher bond, 3 steps, flat hood and original door with tall central glazed panel. INTERIOR: winder staircase and galleried hall across full height central drawing room. Original flush doors with cherrywood handles (two folding) survive and also original built-in wardrobes to bedroom 2 and built-in kitchen units. Original ceramic fireplace in living/dining room but re-located from another position in the house. Some original light fittings. This is only the third building in this country built in the international modern style. (Sources: Pevsner N: The Buildings of England: Sussex: 599-600-; Gould J: Gazeteer of Modern Houses in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland: October 1932: 124-125-:).

Listing NGR: TQ9248521357

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