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East Cliff House, Hastings

Description: East Cliff House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 293668

OS Grid Reference: TQ8259309518
OS Grid Coordinates: 582593, 109518
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8563, 0.5929

Location: All Saints' Street, Hastings, East Sussex TN34 3EN

Locality: Hastings
Local Authority: Hastings Borough Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN34 3EN

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 74
(East Cliff House)
TQ 8209 NE 8/74
At one time the house of Edward Capel, Shakespearian critic and friend of David
Garrick. A tablet on the house records that Garrick frequently stayed here with
Edward Capel.
Built circa 1762, altered subsequently. Side facing All Saints' Street, cement
rendered of little interest, but has quite fine doorway, recessed in arch, flanked
by Doric pilasters, large fanlight with lantern in middle. Front to Parade has
projecting late Victorian shop front (very much altered) forming a terrace
to the old house above of circa 1762 and largely intact: ground floor rusticated
stucco with voussoirs. 2 storeys. Upper floor yellow stock brick. Tiled hipped
roof. Stone modillion cornice and parapet. Ground floor centre of 3 arched windows
between 2-storeyed canted bay windows. 1st floor centre of 3 French windows, between
end bay windows, with cast-iron balcony. Centre lst floor window in moulded shouldered
architrave, front of 1st floor of bay window with moulded architraves with aprons. To
left and right of front set back slightly, 2 storeys, one bay wide, red brick,
sashes without glazing bars, hipped tiled roofs. Rendered chimney stacks. Interior:
good staircase of the period.

All the listed buildings in All Saints' Street form a group.
Also No 74 form a group with No 2 and Lavender House Rock-a-Nore Road (No 2
is a building of local interest.

Listing NGR: TQ8259309518

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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