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Castlegate House and Railings to West, Lewes

Description: Castlegate House and Railings to West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 292995

OS Grid Reference: TQ4141610105
OS Grid Coordinates: 541416, 110105
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8732, 0.0085

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

9/26 (east side)

16.3.70 Castlegate House & railings
to west

House. Late C18 with early C19 additions and later C19 additions and
internal alterations. West front: Cement-rendered front with channelled
rustication on ground floor, broad moulded band over ground floor to
incised rendered first and second floors with rusticated quoins, cill-band
under second floor and with heavy moulded cornice-parapet to slate roofs
with end stack to left. 3 storeys; 4 window front, glazing bar sashes in
moulded surrounds. Entrance in second bay from left with projecting porch
with entablature hood with baseless fluted Doric columns. Ground-floor entab-
lature band continues slightly set back to right and left over arches
recessed below with impost-blocks and square rosettes in spandrels to
right. Arrow-head railings to right and left of porch with mid-set piers
carrying lamp-brackets with scrolled supports in cast-iron. North front:
Late C18 block with rendered ground floor and flint first floor with red
brick lacing courses. South front: Early C19 block ending in west front,
(see above). Grey headers with red stretchers.

Listing NGR: TQ4141610105

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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