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7 and 9, West Street, Lewes

Description: 7 and 9, West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293490

OS Grid Reference: TQ4155910251
OS Grid Coordinates: 541559, 110251
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8744, 0.0106

Location: A2029, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2NZ

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for

(north side)

10/499 Nos 7 & 9

The description shall be amended by amending the the sentence beginning in the
17th row "Ground floor with large C20 glazed canted bay shop windows, and double
central wood and glass doors". The next sentence "Aluminium ... late C20" shall
be deleted.


10/499 (north side)

Nos 7 & 9


Co-operative stores, now shop. Circa 1900 in an Arts & Crafts style.
Red brick with stone dressings with glazed tile dado on ground floor
with deep coved fascia blind-box and pentice to plain tiled first floor.
Deep overhanging bracketted eaves to plain tiled roof. Half-timbered
and pebble-dashed slightly projecting crosswing on first floor and above
to left, with jettied gable, bargeboards, pendant and flagpole. Wide
wooden transom and mullion window with leaded lights and small inset
rounded oriel on wooden brackets in centre of upper part of window.
Tower to right with brick buttreeses rising from first floor.
Buttresses to front and rear, joined at top by segmental arches, each
buttress with pyramidal tiled cap and finial. Asphalted roof of
concave hipped form. Three-sided bay on first floor between buttresses
with wood-framed leaded lights, rising via framed and pebbledashed section
to louvred bellcote and clock on two sides of triangle projecting from
central bay of frame on carved bracket. Small concave pyramidal roof
over bellcote. Two cast-iron brackets supporting eaves boxes to tower
roof. Ground floor with large glazed canted bay shop windows, with
glazing bars only in upper part, to right and left of centre.
Aluminium-framed glazing and door between of late C2O. Arched entrance
to white tiled passage leading to rear of building at the left. Deep
2-storey brown brick wing to rear.

Listing NGR: TQ4155910251

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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