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Wall on the East Side of Church Hill, Returned Along Meeching Rise

A Grade II Listed Building in Newhaven, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7922 / 50°47'32"N

Longitude: 0.0457 / 0°2'44"E

OS Eastings: 544283

OS Northings: 101179

OS Grid: TQ442011

Mapcode National: GBR LSF.6DC

Mapcode Global: FRA B7Z0.3MT

Entry Name: Wall on the East Side of Church Hill, Returned Along Meeching Rise

Listing Date: 10 February 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374200

Location: Newhaven, Lewes, East Sussex, BN9

County: East Sussex

Civil Parish: Newhaven

Built-Up Area: Newhaven

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Newhaven St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 4401 SW,
769-1/7/10

NEWHAVEN,
CHURCH HILL (East side),
Wall on the East side of Church Hill, returned along Meeching Rise

G.V.

II

Wall. C18 and C19, repaired C20. Unknapped flint, some brick
quoins and coping, repairs in brick and cement. Wall to Church
Hill about 2m high, attached cast-iron plaque,
figure-of-eight-shape, inscribed in raised lettering
'FP/ft/14'; raking buttress at northern end, stepped brick
coping and cement plinth to left of entrance to Meeching House
(not included) with late C20 brick piers and depressed brick
arch; wall continued right with 20cm high curved brick
buttresses to plinth, and returned to Meeching Rise. Here the
wall is buttresses and pierced by openings to Moonrakers (not
included) and Applegarth (not included), thereafter with tile
offsets and hump-backed cement and pebble coping. There is an
unidentified blocked-up opening in the wall where it
terminates opposite the entrance to the Church of St Michael
and All Angels (qv). This was part of the boundary wall of the
C16 Meeching Place estate which was given to the Convent of St
Mary in 1895; (the house was demolished and the convent has
since removed elsewhere). Included for group value.


Listing NGR: TQ4428301179

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

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