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Undercliffe House, Lewes

Description: Undercliffe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293286

OS Grid Reference: TQ4236010541
OS Grid Coordinates: 542360, 110541
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8768, 0.0221

Location: Wheatsheaf Gardens, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2RG

Locality: Lewes
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN7 2RG

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Listing Text

6/303 (east side)

Undercliffe House


House. Circa 1860-1870 in a neo-Gothic style. Yellow brick with red brick
bands on ground floor and dressings. Moulded string-course. Cogged brick
cornice to slate roofs. Finials to half-hips over bays, dormers and tower.
Highly irregular plan with tower to left in angle, between two-storey bays
facing west and north. Later C20 weatherboarded extension on brick and
flint ground floor to right with steep French pavilion-type roof. 2 storeys
with 3 in tower. The main features of the front are an octagonal porch with
pyramidal cap set before a canted bay far back to left with conical cap, the
three faces above treated with half-hipped semi-dormers. Forward and right a
tall square tower with banded ground floor, single round window topped by double
round windows above and arched window in third stage below steep Sompting cap.
Forward again and to right a further canted bay treated as before. To right
single arched window on ground floor with semi-dormer over. Glazed door to
left. C20 extension to right with gabled semi-dormer, all in Post-Modern
style. All windows with round-arched heads and pointed-arched gauging in
red and yellow brick stripes with moulded impost bands.

Listing NGR: TQ4236010541

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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