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49, High Street, Lewes

Description: 49, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 293136

OS Grid Reference: TQ4155810101
OS Grid Coordinates: 541558, 110101
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8731, 0.0106

Location: B2193, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2DD

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

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Listing Text

10/154 (south side)

16.3.70 No 49


House, now shop. Late C16 or early C17, clad in C18. Timber-framed, plastered
to north with red brick ground-floor to west and grooved weather-boarding over.
Plain tiled roof, gabled to borth. 2 storeys; 5 windows on first floor to
west, one to north, all glazing bar sashes. C20 shop-fronts on ground floor
to north and west. Half-glazed door to right of centre to west. Interior:
Frame almost completely hidden. Very large cellar of large squared stones
brought to courses, reputedly from the Church of St. Mary-in-Foro which
occupied this site at some time before 1559 when the parish was united with
that of St. John-sub-Castro. A late C18 print shows the west side to have
been stone with two pointed-arched windows with tracery.

Listing NGR: TQ4155810101

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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