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Walls to South of Southover Grange, Lewes

Description: Walls to South of Southover Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293354

OS Grid Reference: TQ4131709794
OS Grid Coordinates: 541317, 109794
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8704, 0.0070

Location: Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1TL

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

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Listing Text

14/368 (east side)

Walls to south of Southover


Wall along Southover High Street and continuing along the north side of
Eastport Lane. C16 and C17 incorporating stone from the Priory.
Stone adjacent to the Grange and flint to south and along Eastport Lane with
brick coping. Circa 6 - 10 feet high and 50 yards long down Southover High
Street and 100 yards along Eastport Lane. Partly rebuilt along Southover
High Street during later C2O as it passes over the Winterbourne. Further
stretch along the north bank of the Winterbourne of stone, circa 6 - 8 feet
and 40 yards long. Various C19 and C20 arches, and two composed from
individual carved stones from the Priory. Various other pieces of carving
inserted in the wall, mostly C12 and C13, including scalloped capitals,
a capital with stiff-leaf carving, carved corbels, dog-tooth and chevron
mouldings and other pieces of architectural decoration.

Listing NGR: TQ4131709794

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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