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Undercliffe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8768 / 50°52'36"N

Longitude: 0.0221 / 0°1'19"E

OS Eastings: 542360

OS Northings: 110541

OS Grid: TQ423105

Mapcode National: GBR LR7.SJG

Mapcode Global: FRA B6YS.6G5

Entry Name: Undercliffe House

Listing Date: 29 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293286

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 John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 4210 NW LEWES MALLING STREET
6/303 (east side)

Cliffe
Undercliffe House

II

House. Circa 1860-1870 in a neo-Gothic style. Yellow brick with red brick
bands on ground floor and dressings. Moulded string-course. Cogged brick
cornice to slate roofs. Finials to half-hips over bays, dormers and tower.
Highly irregular plan with tower to left in angle, between two-storey bays
facing west and north. Later C20 weatherboarded extension on brick and
flint ground floor to right with steep French pavilion-type roof. 2 storeys
with 3 in tower. The main features of the front are an octagonal porch with
pyramidal cap set before a canted bay far back to left with conical cap, the
three faces above treated with half-hipped semi-dormers. Forward and right a
tall square tower with banded ground floor, single round window topped by double
round windows above and arched window in third stage below steep Sompting cap.
Forward again and to right a further canted bay treated as before. To right
single arched window on ground floor with semi-dormer over. Glazed door to
left. C20 extension to right with gabled semi-dormer, all in Post-Modern
style. All windows with round-arched heads and pointed-arched gauging in
red and yellow brick stripes with moulded impost bands.


Listing NGR: TQ4236010541

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