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139, High Street, Lewes

Description: 139, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 293198

OS Grid Reference: TQ4117510000
OS Grid Coordinates: 541175, 110000
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8723, 0.0051

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

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

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Listing Text

9/216 & 14/216 (north side)

25.2.52 No 139


House. Late C17 with elevation altered in mid C18. Knapped flints with
blocked stone quoins and raised cement window surrounds. Dentilled cornice to
Horsham slab roof with end stack to right and 3 segment-headed dormers. 2
storeys and attics; 4 window front, with narrow window to left. Glazing bar
sashes. Panelled door at extreme left with flat hood on brackets. Central
downpipe with rainwater head dated 1654. The building seems to have been
extended at some time by one bay, as shown by the redundant quoins up to ground-
floor window head level. Interior: Stone-flagged entrance hall. Staircase
with open twist balusters. Two front rooms with fielded panelling, that to
the left of the front door with a marble fire-surround.

Listing NGR: TQ4118009998

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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