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Description: Priory Lodge
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293384
OS Grid Reference: TQ4102509589
OS Grid Coordinates: 541025, 109589
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8686, 0.0028
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TQ 4109 NW LEWES SOUTHOVER HIGH STREET
14/394 (south side)
House, formerly rectory. C16, later altered probably in C18 and rebuilt
circa 1900. Timber-framed. North front: Ashlar plinth with incised render
to ground floor, porch and aprons to first floor windows. Plain and scalloped
tilehanging to first floor. Plain tiled roof with coupled square end stacks
with oversailing cornices. Pair of two-storey projecting bays with sables and
carved bargeboards with finials. Half-timbering in gabled with brick infilling
carried on carved bressumers on stone corbels. Small eyebrow dormer in
centre of roof. 2 storeys and attics; 3 window front, 6-light transom and
mullion windows in outer bays, 4-light mullioned window in centre over porch
between projecting bays. Moulded cornice to porch with neo-Baroque profile
of low-pitched scroll pediment. Square door-surround with inset Tudor-
arched doorway and boarded and ribbed door. Flanking windows. Hoodmould
carried over all three openings. Porch flanked by hopper-heads with Arts and
Crafts decoration. To right dressed stone archway, probably C15 or C16 with
moulded stone coping and Tudor-arched doorway. Boarded and ribbed door.
Listing NGR: TQ4102509589
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Source: English Heritage
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