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Charleston Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cuckmere Valley, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.7855 / 50°47'7"N

Longitude: 0.1561 / 0°9'22"E

OS Eastings: 552084

OS Northings: 100650

OS Grid: TQ520006

Mapcode National: GBR LSK.Q98

Mapcode Global: FRA C760.JNL

Entry Name: Charleston Manor

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1353445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 295734

Location: Cuckmere Valley, Wealden, East Sussex, BN25

County: East Sussex

District: Wealden

Civil Parish: Cuckmere Valley

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: West Dean All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

WEST DEAN Charleston Manor

TQ 50 SW 23/51 13.10.52


L-shaped building. The south wing is a small C12 manor-house. Two storeys
and attic. Three windows, one hipped dormer. Faced with flints with stone
window dressings and quoins. Hipped tiled roof. One contemporary window
of 2 round-headed lights with a column between and shafts flanking each light.
This lit an upper hall or solar. The other windows are modern casement windows.
The east wing consists of 2 parallel ranges. The southernmost of these is
C16 and is similar to the mediaeval wing. Two windows. The northernmost
range is C18. Two storeys and attic. Three windows. Two gabled dormers.
Faced with flints with red brick window dressings and long and short quoins.
Tiled roof. Sash windows with glazing bars intact. Doorway with pilasters,
pediment, semi-circular fanlight and door of 6 fielded panels. Article in
Sussex Notes and Queries Volume 4, page 33.

Listing NGR: TQ5208400650

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