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Castle Lodge and Stable Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.873 / 50°52'22"N

Longitude: 0.008 / 0°0'28"E

OS Eastings: 541378

OS Northings: 110090

OS Grid: TQ413100

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.2V8

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.LY0

Entry Name: Castle Lodge and Stable Wing

Listing Date: 16 March 1970

Last Amended: 29 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043896

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292994

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: Lewes St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

In the entry for

TQ 4110 SW LEWES CASTLE GATE
(west side)
9/25
Castle Lodge and stable wing
(formerly listed as Stables
of Castle Lodge).

The previous listing date "16.03.70" shall be added.

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TQ 4110 SW LEWES CASTLE GATE

(west side)
9/25
Castle Lodge and stable wing
(formerly listed as Stables of Castle
GV Lodge)
II
House. C18 including part of the curtain wall of the Bailey, em-
battled in the early C19. Flint with rendered band below embattled
parapet. Plain tiled roofs with various irregular stacks. U-
plan. South front: the cross-stroke of the U. Embattled parapets
to right and in centre, the righthand part projecting slightly with
rather higher parapet. Wall breaks and turns forward about two yards
left of centre then completely stops; to the left the house continues
with flint walls and no parapet to tiled roofs. Low single-storey
recessed wing of 1 bay to right. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows
on both floors with double glazed doors to left with transom-light over.
East front: 2 storeys; 3 window frist floor, with wide window on
ground floor to right and similar window to left in projecting single-
storey block. Round-arched doorway in centre with half-glazed door.
in shallow projecting porch. 2-storey flint and brick stable wing
projecting to north with carved stone crest facing east, possibly of
French origin. Interior: Neo-Jacobean staircase of circa 1850.
Surgery waiting-room has a Neo-Jacobean fire-surround of wood with
floriate carving. Castle Lodge was the home during the early part
of the C20 of Charles Dawson, the discoverer of 'Piltdown Man'.


Listing NGR: TQ4137810090

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