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© Mr David F Broomfield

IoE Number: 296058
Photographer: Mr David F Broomfield
Date Photographed: 17 August 2004
Date listed: 26 November 1953
Date of last amendment: 31 December 1982
Grade II*

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FOREST ROWHARTFIELD ROAD5208Ashdown House School(formerly listed asTQ 43 NW 4/7Ashdown House)

FOREST ROW HARTFIELD ROAD 1. 5208 Ashdown House School (formerly listed as TQ 43 NW 4/7 Ashdown House) 26.11.53 II* 2. Circa 1790. One of the 2 known works of the Sussex Architect, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, who emigrated to America in 1795. Square mansion of 3 storeys and 3 windows on each front. Ashlar. Semi-circular portico, now glazed, of 3 Ionic columns and 2 pilasters with an iron railing over. French window in arcading on ground floor on each side of the portico. Venetian shutters on ground and first floors. Cornice above first floor. The top floor is built in 3 sections, the outer ones flush with the lower portion of the house and joined by a parapet. The centre section behind this recessed and slate hung. One window in each section. Slate roof. Large modern additions to north.

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