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East Cliff House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hastings, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8564 / 50°51'22"N

Longitude: 0.5929 / 0°35'34"E

OS Eastings: 582593

OS Northings: 109518

OS Grid: TQ825095

Mapcode National: GBR QYP.6Q4

Mapcode Global: FRA D64T.SZT

Entry Name: East Cliff House

Listing Date: 14 September 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1353154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293668

Location: Hastings, East Sussex, TN34

County: East Sussex

District: Hastings

Town: Hastings

Electoral Ward/Division: Old Hastings

Built-Up Area: Hastings

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Hastings St Clement and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

ALL SAINTS' STREET
1.
5204
(East Side)
No 74
(East Cliff House)
TQ 8209 NE 8/74
II GV
2.
At one time the house of Edward Capel, Shakespearian critic and friend of David
Garrick. A tablet on the house records that Garrick frequently stayed here with
Edward Capel.
Built circa 1762, altered subsequently. Side facing All Saints' Street, cement
rendered of little interest, but has quite fine doorway, recessed in arch, flanked
by Doric pilasters, large fanlight with lantern in middle. Front to Parade has
projecting late Victorian shop front (very much altered) forming a terrace
to the old house above of circa 1762 and largely intact: ground floor rusticated
stucco with voussoirs. 2 storeys. Upper floor yellow stock brick. Tiled hipped
roof. Stone modillion cornice and parapet. Ground floor centre of 3 arched windows
between 2-storeyed canted bay windows. 1st floor centre of 3 French windows, between
end bay windows, with cast-iron balcony. Centre lst floor window in moulded shouldered
architrave, front of 1st floor of bay window with moulded architraves with aprons. To
left and right of front set back slightly, 2 storeys, one bay wide, red brick,
sashes without glazing bars, hipped tiled roofs. Rendered chimney stacks. Interior:
good staircase of the period.

All the listed buildings in All Saints' Street form a group.
Also No 74 form a group with No 2 and Lavender House Rock-a-Nore Road (No 2
is a building of local interest.


Listing NGR: TQ8259309518

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