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Castle Lodge and Stable Wing, Lewes

Description: Castle Lodge and Stable Wing

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 292994

OS Grid Reference: TQ4137810090
OS Grid Coordinates: 541378, 110090
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8730, 0.0080

Location: Castle Gate, South Downs National Park BN7 1YT

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for

(west side)
Castle Lodge and stable wing
(formerly listed as Stables
of Castle Lodge).

The previous listing date "16.03.70" shall be added.



(west side)
Castle Lodge and stable wing
(formerly listed as Stables of Castle
GV Lodge)
House. C18 including part of the curtain wall of the Bailey, em-
battled in the early C19. Flint with rendered band below embattled
parapet. Plain tiled roofs with various irregular stacks. U-
plan. South front: the cross-stroke of the U. Embattled parapets
to right and in centre, the righthand part projecting slightly with
rather higher parapet. Wall breaks and turns forward about two yards
left of centre then completely stops; to the left the house continues
with flint walls and no parapet to tiled roofs. Low single-storey
recessed wing of 1 bay to right. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows
on both floors with double glazed doors to left with transom-light over.
East front: 2 storeys; 3 window frist floor, with wide window on
ground floor to right and similar window to left in projecting single-
storey block. Round-arched doorway in centre with half-glazed door.
in shallow projecting porch. 2-storey flint and brick stable wing
projecting to north with carved stone crest facing east, possibly of
French origin. Interior: Neo-Jacobean staircase of circa 1850.
Surgery waiting-room has a Neo-Jacobean fire-surround of wood with
floriate carving. Castle Lodge was the home during the early part
of the C20 of Charles Dawson, the discoverer of 'Piltdown Man'.

Listing NGR: TQ4137810090

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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