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Post Office, Lewes

Description: Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293146

OS Grid Reference: TQ4145110032
OS Grid Coordinates: 541451, 110032
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8725, 0.0090

Location: 2 Watergate Lane, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1AA

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

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Listing Text

9/164 (south side)

No 65 (Post Office)


House, now office. Early C19 front to earlier building. Stuccoed with two
platbands over first-floor, cornice and parapet to slate roof. Central wooden
box on roof over centre. 3 storeys; 2 window front, glazing bar sashes, with
iron balcony railings to individual windows on first floor. C19 shop-front
with paired pilasters at sides. Transom light over entrance to left. Loft
return-front: irregular facade to Watergate Lane of red and blue brick chequer.
Entrance to left with pilastered surround; 6-panelled door to right in half-
columned surround with open segmental pediment. Doric columns with triglyphs
over capitals.

Listing NGR: TQ4145210029

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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