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The New Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Hadlow Down, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9956 / 50°59'44"N

Longitude: 0.1824 / 0°10'56"E

OS Eastings: 553242

OS Northings: 124070

OS Grid: TQ532240

Mapcode National: GBR MRD.JX2

Mapcode Global: FRA C68H.2VM

Entry Name: The New Inn

Listing Date: 12 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486855

Location: Hadlow Down, Wealden, East Sussex, TN22

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Hadlow Down

Built-Up Area: Hadlow Down

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Buxted and Hadlow Down

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


The New Inn



Public house and former hotel. 1885. Built for the South Down & East Grinstead Brewery Co. Red brick with limestone dressings. Red clay-tiled roofs. Ridge and eaves stacks.
PLAN. Long public bar on right, parallel to the road. Small public room behind. Central entrance to hotel. Large function room/former restaurant on left.
EXTERIOR. Single storey room on left, 2 storeys right. Function room/former restaurant with 3-light mullioned window, the lower lights with segmental heads, the tracery lights being divided by mullions bearing baluster-like decoration. Half timbering in the gable over. Central entrance with etched glass in the door windows stating 'Hotel Entrance'. Fanlight over with central mullion also with baluster-like detail. Above a single-light window with details similar to the function room window. Half-timbering in the gable. Public bar with 2 2-light windows similar to others. Entrance under a projecting brick canopy with round-arched head. This rises to a crow-stepped gable with central pinnacle. Above the parapet embattled features breaking through the gambrel roof. On right-hand return two half-timbered gables.
INTERIOR. Public bar with elliptical arch resting on fluted console brackets halfway down the length of the room. Simple panelled counter front and timber counter top. Original shelving in the bar-back including a cash drawer. Sash-windowed hatch from servery to corridor. 2 simple fixed benches. Wood-block floor. Matchboard dado panelling. Further matchboard panelling round the rear public room, function room and the corridor. Ornate cast-iron fireplace in the corridor.

A rare example of a rural public house and hotel which retains its planform and fittings virtually intact.

Listing NGR: TQ5324224070

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

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