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Village Hall

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Location

Street:Hillside
Town:Forest Row
Parish:Forest Row
Council:Wealden District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:RH18
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Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:Set between Hillside and London Road opposite the War Memorial
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:11
Grid reference:L9/M9
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Name : J.M. Brydon
     Role:Architect
Company/Group :Job Luxford, Forest Row
     Role:Builder

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General Information

Commissioned by: Henry Ray Freshfield, Kidbrooke Park
Construction period:1892 and rebuilt in 1895 following a fire
Unveiling date:04/11/1892
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Forest Row Village Hall Management Committee
Object listing:Grade II: of special interest warranting every effort to preserve them
Building listing:II
Description:The building consists of two storeys. The ground floor is built using ashlar. The first floor oversails the ground floor and is hung with fishscale tiles. Sprocket eaves with a tiled roof. There are two bays on the ground floor comprising 2 tiers of 5 lights. A central projection forms a porch with wooden columns in half timbering with the gable above filled with elaborate plasterwork. The building has later brick additions to the rear.
Inscription:Raised letters on ornate painted plaster plaque above the entrance:

ERECTED BY
HENRY RAY FRESHFIELD
OF KIDBROOKE PARK
ANNO DOMINI
MDCCCXCII
IN MEMORIAM

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Classification

Categories:Commemorative, Architectural, Functional
Object type1:Building
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk

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History

History:The Hall is a registered charity.

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References

Source 1 :
     Title:'A Centenary Celebration of Forest Row Village Hall 1892-1992'
     Type:Book
     Author:Byford, Eric C.
     Publisher:Forest Row Village Hall Management Committee


Further information:
#http://forestrowvillagehall.org/#

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