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53 and 54, High Street, Lewes

Description: 53 and 54, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 293139

OS Grid Reference: TQ4154010081
OS Grid Coordinates: 541540, 110081
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8729, 0.0103

Location: 59 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1XE

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

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Listing Text

10/157 (south side)
Nos 53 & 54


House, now shop pair. C15, later C16 or early C17, clad in C19. Timber-
framed and rendered with plain tiled roof. Brick stack to left behind
ridge and three hipped dormers. Jettied over ground and first floors, the
ground floor jetty under-built. 2 storeys and attics, the area above the
first-floor jetty blind, and shallow canted bays under the first-floor
jetty. Sashes throughout: C20 single shopfront to left with glazed door
to extreme left and C20 double shopfront to right with inset central doorway,
Wide carriage-entrance to extreme right, leading to carriage-yard behind the
White Hart Hotel, (q.v.). Interior: Trussed purlin modified queen-post
roof to C15 rear block with some smoke blackening.

Listing NGR: TQ4154410074

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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