This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?
Latitude: 50.8629 / 50°51'46"N
Longitude: 0.2127 / 0°12'45"E
OS Eastings: 555812
OS Northings: 109377
OS Grid: TQ558093
Mapcode National: GBR MT0.SQ6
Mapcode Global: FRA C6BT.GP8
Entry Name: Barbican Tower and Bridge over the Moat at Michelham Priory
Listing Date: 30 August 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1191633
English Heritage Legacy ID: 294965
Location: Arlington, Wealden, East Sussex, BN27
County: East Sussex
Civil Parish: Arlington
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Upper Dicker Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
ARLINGTON MILTON HIDE
Barbican Tower and
Bridge over the Moat
TQ 50 NE 18/502A 30.8.66 at Michelham Priory
The Priory is surrounded by a moat fed from the river Cuckmere, and at the
centre of the inner side of the north-west quarter of the moat stands the Gateway
or Barbican Tower. C15. Square ashlar building of 3 storeys. Wide carriage
archway with elliptical head on ground floor. Above on first and second floors.
Two windows of 2 tiers of 2 trefoil-headed lights with -stone mullions, transoms
and dripstones with corbel heads, Castellated parapet. Hipped tiled roof.
On the south side is a rectangular projectiong containing a vice staircase
with hipped tiled roof over. On the outer side of the Tower is a stone Bridge
spanning the moat consisting of a round-headed arch and a solid portion on
each side with a parapet over the whole. This dates from the C16.
Listing NGR: TQ5581809382
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings