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The Old Forge, Lewes

Description: The Old Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293215

OS Grid Reference: TQ4135610030
OS Grid Coordinates: 541356, 110030
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8725, 0.0077

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

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

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Listing Text

9/234 (north side)

No 163A (The Old Forge)

gv II

House, later in indeterminate industrial use, by 1872 the premises of a
'furniture maker, paper hanger, undertaker, appraiser and house agent',
now shop. Late C16 or early C17, altered in C18 or C19, restored in C20.
Timber-framed with red and blue brick ground floor, painted to south; first
floor weather-boarded to north and east with exposed frame with rendered infill
to south. Plain tiled roof. Full length sliding sashes with upright glazing
hars on first floor to east, irregular fenestration elsewhere. Entrance in
two-storey painted brick wing to south. Interior: timber-frame exposed
with chamfered ground floor bearer. 2-bay frame. Exposed queen post roof
with cambered tie.

Listing NGR: TQ4135910020

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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