Description: Remains of Inner Gatehouse and Walls to East and West
Date Listed: 16 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 292993
OS Grid Reference: TQ4140610084
OS Grid Coordinates: 541406, 110084
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8730, 0.0084
There is also a scheduled monument, Lewes Castle, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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TQ 4110 SW LEWES CASTLE GATE
Remains of Inner Gatehouse
and walls to east and west
Gatehouse and walls. C12. Flint with stone dressings. Central arch
with a slightly larger arch opening to north. The wall continues at
heights varying between 10 & 15 feet for 8 yards to the north-east of
this arch. A further stretch of wall, built against both sides at later
dates, continues from the eastern side of the arch for-about 5 yards,
dropping from a height of about 20 feet to the ground. Stretches also
leading west and south from west side of arch, the former circa 30 yards
long, the lather 5 yards, both circa 15 feet high from floor of former
Listing NGR: TQ4140610084
Source: English Heritage
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