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Lewes Public Library, Lewes

Description: Lewes Public Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 May 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 292983

OS Grid Reference: TQ4172310272
OS Grid Coordinates: 541723, 110272
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8746, 0.0130

Location: East Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2ND

Locality: Lewes
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN7 2ND

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Listing Text

10/12 (east side)

11.5.70 Lewes Public Library


Public library. Circa 1870. Red brick with moulded cornice to steep slate
roof, articulated as tall steeply-pitched pavilion roofs at both ends with
small square cast-iron balustrades and weather-vane finials surmounting.
Large brick and stone-dressed stack in centre behind main ridge with over-
sailing stone-moulded upper courses. 1 storey and basement; 4 window
front, pointed-arched surrounds with hood-moulds to casements, on cill-band.
Central entrance with stone flat-headed porch with parapet, pierced by
quatrefoil decoration. Central pointed arch with moulded imposts and
panelled spandrels. Hollow-chamfered arch to doubled panelled door.

Listing NGR: TQ4172310272

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Source: English Heritage

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