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Description: Bull House
Date Listed: 25 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 293163
OS Grid Reference: TQ4129009967
OS Grid Coordinates: 541290, 109967
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8719, 0.0067
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TQ 4109 NW LEWES HIGH STREET
14/181 (south side)
25.2.52 No 92 (Bull-House)
House, now restaurant. C15 with C16, C17, C18 and C19 alterations and additions
and C16 rear block. Timber-framed and plastered with some close-studding exposed
on left return-front. Plain tiled roofs, with twin spin roofs to rear and front
gabled projection to road. Jetty over ground-floor on road-front, returning
part way sown left return front; also on rear block to left. Both jetties boxed
in, that to rear on brackets decorated with heads and dragon-post. Plain tiled
roofs with tall stack on rear block and side stack to right. Hipped dormer on
left side of projecting wing. 2 storeys and attics. Irregular fenestration;
single glazing bar sash in attic of gable towards road with canted oriel on first
floor over two ground-floor glazing bar sashes in open boxes. Single glazing bar
sash on first floor of left return front-with small pointed window with Gothick
glazing to right and two irregular ;glazing bar sashes below. Single glazing bar
sash in open box on both floors of front face of rear wing. Half-glazed door at
angle of front face of front wing with door at left of left return-front with
pentice hood. Tom Paine lived here from 1768-1774.
Listing NGR: TQ4128809966
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Source: English Heritage
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