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Gateway and Walls to Priory of St Pancras

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8692 / 50°52'9"N

Longitude: 0.0066 / 0°0'23"E

OS Eastings: 541288

OS Northings: 109663

OS Grid: TQ412096

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.GGG

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.SH8

Plus Code: 9F22V294+MJ

Entry Name: Gateway and Walls to Priory of St Pancras

Listing Date: 25 February 1952

Last Amended: 29 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293337

Location: Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

County: East Sussex

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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14/352 (south side)

25-2-52 Gateway and walls to Priory
of St Pancras (formerly listed as
Archway adjoining No 12)


Gateway and walls. C13, now built into wall. Stone with flint and stone
walling and some red brick repairs. Z-plan piece of walling, extending
from point adjacent to north-east of Church of St. John Southover in three
stretches to the north-west corner of Priory Crescent. North-west stretch:
circa 10 feet high and 7 yards long with the remains of a dressed stone
arch on the north side at the eastern and western ends. A mask of grotesque
character has been inserted in the wall to the right fo the remains of the
arch. Central stretch: 5 yards long with buttressing wall to east.
Main gate: formerly the pedestrian entrance to the Priory. Pointed arched
gateway in short stretch of dressed stone wall to south-east.
Double-chamfered arch on double-ordered piers. Much eroded at time of
resurvey. Later C20 gateway of wrought-iron with dograils and decorative
cross-pieces. The gateway was moved and re-erected from its original
place to the west of the Church.

Listing NGR: TQ4128809663

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