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The Pilgrims Rest Restaurant, Battle

Description: The Pilgrims Rest Restaurant

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 292124

OS Grid Reference: TQ7480615794
OS Grid Coordinates: 574806, 115794
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9151, 0.4854

Location: Park Lane, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0AE

Locality: Battle
Local Authority: Rother District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN33 0AE

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Listing Text


41/2 No 1 (The Pilgrims
Rest Restaurant)
(formerly listed as
3.8.61 No 1 (The Pilgrims


Originally a guest house outside the gates of Battle Abbey. C15 timber-framed
building of Wealden type consisting of a recessed centre and wings with their
first floor overhanging on the protruding ends of the floor joists. The whole
front is close studded except the north wing which is wholly plastered on the
ground floor and above has squares of plaster infilling with some timbering.
The south wing has curved braces on the first floor. The centre has coved eaves,
the upper ends of the studs being curved to form it, and a curved brace on the
south side of the recess. Casement windows and one oriel window of 6 lights with
transom on the first floor. Pointed doorway with original iron-studded door.
Good moulded crown post roof in hall.

Listing NGR: TQ7480215790

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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