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The Gate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastbourne, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.7918 / 50°47'30"N

Longitude: 0.2515 / 0°15'5"E

OS Eastings: 558782

OS Northings: 101548

OS Grid: TQ587015

Mapcode National: GBR MV0.BDK

Mapcode Global: FRA C7D0.5SD

Entry Name: The Gate House

Listing Date: 27 May 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1353141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293596

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20

County: East Sussex

District: Eastbourne

Town: Eastbourne

Electoral Ward/Division: Ratton

Built-Up Area: Eastbourne

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Willingdon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

The Gate House
TQ 5801 10/41 27.5.49.


This was the gate house to the medieval Manor of Ratton. The Manor House
was demolished some time ago. All the farm buildings have been converted
into modern houses and are of no interest. The Gate House alone of any
building before the C19 survives and is now surrounded by new housing.
It is a C15 timber framed 2 storey building with a plastered front now
white-washed. Modern roof. The 1st floor overhangs. Large projecting
stone chimney breast with brick top above the roof level. 1 window on
the ground floor projects slightly on brackets. The other windows are
all modern casements. Contemporary double wooden door with modern lintel
and original curved brackets beneath this making the arch to the door.
Original iron knocker on the door, also small aperture or spy hole.

Listing NGR: TQ5878201548

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

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