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103, High Street, Lewes

Description: 103, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 293171

OS Grid Reference: TQ4121809968
OS Grid Coordinates: 541218, 109968
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8720, 0.0057

Location: High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1XH

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

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Listing Text

14/189 (south side)

25.2.52 No 103


House. C16 with mid C18 front. Timber-framed with stuccoed front on plinth.
Rusticated quoins and coped parapet to plain tiled roof with red brick stack
behind ridge to right and two gabled dormers. 2 storeys and attics; regular
4 window front, glazing bar sashes in open boxes. Six-panel door with flat
hood on brackets over and shallow transom-light. Rear elevation tile-
hung with long two-storey wing, probably C16. Interior: rear wing timber-
framed with evidence of heavy scantling timbers. Bressumer to ground-floor
fireplace with crude acanthus decoration in spandrels and lintel moulding.
Stair: c1730-1740, small, square open-well stair with ramped rail and column
on vase balusters with square knops. Room to front of ground floor: early
C17 panelling, later painted. Eared and egg and dart decorated fire-surround
with marble staff-moulded inset and variant Greek-key frieze to cornice-mantel.
Very similar to fireplace on ground floor to School Hill House, (q.v.).

Listing NGR: TQ4121509958

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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