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The White Hart Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8726 / 50°52'21"N

Longitude: 0.0102 / 0°0'36"E

OS Eastings: 541537

OS Northings: 110048

OS Grid: TQ415100

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.9D5

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.MTX

Entry Name: The White Hart Hotel

Listing Date: 25 February 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293140

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

10/158 (south side)
No 55. (The White Hart


House, now hotel. C16 or earlier, refronted in early to mid C19. stuccoed
with rusticated ground floor, rusticated quoins to full entablature over second
floor and cornice to parapet over third floor. Parapet stepped in centre with
figure of hart couchant in front of flagpole. Roof hidden by parapet, side
stacks. 3 storeys; regular 5 window front, glazing bar sashes on second and third
floors, those on second floors in heavily moulded surrounds, french casements on
first floor, again with heavily moulded surrounds, and sashes without glazing bars
on ground floor. Stuccoed balcony on first-floor, with plain piers and
balustrade on plain volute brackets. Central doubled panelled doors with
moulded and volute bracketted surround. Interior: C16 panelling in first-floor
room facing street and C16 stone Tudor-arched fireplace with moulded surround.
Some framing visible, of mixed scantling. Panelling in other parts of the
building, mostly late C19 or early C20. 2-flight return staircase, with
turned balusters, columnar newel and ramped handrail with ridge.

Listing NGR: TQ4153710048

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