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Lewes Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8746 / 50°52'28"N

Longitude: 0.013 / 0°0'46"E

OS Eastings: 541723

OS Northings: 110272

OS Grid: TQ417102

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.42P

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.GW7

Plus Code: 9F22V2F7+R5

Entry Name: Lewes Public Library

Listing Date: 11 May 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1043891

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292983

Location: Lewes, 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 Thomas at Cliffe with Lewes All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

10/12 (east side)

11.5.70 Lewes Public Library


Public library. Circa 1870. Red brick with moulded cornice to steep slate
roof, articulated as tall steeply-pitched pavilion roofs at both ends with
small square cast-iron balustrades and weather-vane finials surmounting.
Large brick and stone-dressed stack in centre behind main ridge with over-
sailing stone-moulded upper courses. 1 storey and basement; 4 window
front, pointed-arched surrounds with hood-moulds to casements, on cill-band.
Central entrance with stone flat-headed porch with parapet, pierced by
quatrefoil decoration. Central pointed arch with moulded imposts and
panelled spandrels. Hollow-chamfered arch to doubled panelled door.

Listing NGR: TQ4172310272

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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