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Walls of Old Naval Prison

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8755 / 50°52'31"N

Longitude: 0.0109 / 0°0'39"E

OS Eastings: 541576

OS Northings: 110370

OS Grid: TQ415103

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.3KQ

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.G2P

Entry Name: Walls of Old Naval Prison

Listing Date: 29 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043758

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293272

Location: Lewes, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Lewes

Built-Up Area: Lewes

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: St John sub-Castro, Lewes

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 4110 SE LEWES LANCASTER STREET
10/290 (south side)

Walls of Old Naval
Prison

GV II

Walls to Old Naval Prison. 1793. Red brick in English bond with
buttress at north-west corner. L-plan wall about 5 yards long east-
west with longer arm to south, all about 12-15 feet high. The prison
had been built for civilian use but was taken over for use in the
Crimean War; it was demolished in 1963 to make way for a road scheme,
leaving only the walls mentioned above.


Listing NGR: TQ4157610370

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