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Ye Olde Smugglers Inn, Alfriston

Description: Ye Olde Smugglers Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 294916

OS Grid Reference: TQ5202103176
OS Grid Coordinates: 552021, 103176
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8082, 0.1563

Location: 8 West Street, Alfriston, East Sussex BN26 5TG

Locality: Alfriston
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN26 5TG

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Listing Text

Ye Olde Smugglers Inn.
(Formerly listed as
The Market Cross Inn)
TQ 5203 39/72 13.10.52


L-shaped building. C17 or earlier. Ground floor painted brick or weather-boarding,
above tile-hung and also painted. Half-hipped tiled roof. Glazing bars intact.
Doorway with flat hood on brackets. This building is said to contain six staircases
and in the early C19 was the headquarters of a gang of smugglers.

Listing NGR: TQ5202103176

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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