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Walls of Old Naval Prison, Lewes

Description: Walls of Old Naval Prison

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293272

OS Grid Reference: TQ4157610370
OS Grid Coordinates: 541576, 110370
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8755, 0.0109

Location: 8 Lancaster Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1TY

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

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Listing Text

10/290 (south side)

Walls of Old Naval


Walls to Old Naval Prison. 1793. Red brick in English bond with
buttress at north-west corner. L-plan wall about 5 yards long east-
west with longer arm to south, all about 12-15 feet high. The prison
had been built for civilian use but was taken over for use in the
Crimean War; it was demolished in 1963 to make way for a road scheme,
leaving only the walls mentioned above.

Listing NGR: TQ4157610370

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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