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Remains of Inner Gatehouse and Walls to East and West, Lewes

Description: Remains of Inner Gatehouse and Walls to East and West

Grade: I
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

Location: Precincts Castle, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YS

Locality: Lewes
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN7 1YS

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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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Listing Text

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

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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