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Walls to South of Southover Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8704 / 50°52'13"N

Longitude: 0.007 / 0°0'25"E

OS Eastings: 541317

OS Northings: 109794

OS Grid: TQ413097

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.8LF

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.SP6

Entry Name: Walls to South of Southover Grange

Listing Date: 29 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293354

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 4109 NW LEWES SOUTHOVER HIGH STREET
14/368 (east side)

Walls to south of Southover
Grange

GV II

Wall along Southover High Street and continuing along the north side of
Eastport Lane. C16 and C17 incorporating stone from the Priory.
Stone adjacent to the Grange and flint to south and along Eastport Lane with
brick coping. Circa 6 - 10 feet high and 50 yards long down Southover High
Street and 100 yards along Eastport Lane. Partly rebuilt along Southover
High Street during later C2O as it passes over the Winterbourne. Further
stretch along the north bank of the Winterbourne of stone, circa 6 - 8 feet
and 40 yards long. Various C19 and C20 arches, and two composed from
individual carved stones from the Priory. Various other pieces of carving
inserted in the wall, mostly C12 and C13, including scalloped capitals,
a capital with stiff-leaf carving, carved corbels, dog-tooth and chevron
mouldings and other pieces of architectural decoration.


Listing NGR: TQ4131709794

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