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The Landgate

A Grade I Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9529 / 50°57'10"N

Longitude: 0.7353 / 0°44'6"E

OS Eastings: 592213

OS Northings: 120609

OS Grid: TQ922206

Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.0QZ

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.G7S

Entry Name: The Landgate

Listing Date: 12 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251769

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434566

Location: Rye, Rother, East Sussex, TN31

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Rye

Built-Up Area: Rye

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Rye

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

1.
1578 LANDGATE

The Landgate
TQ 9220 1/145 12.10.51.

i GV


2.
Scheduled as an AM. The 2 lower storeys 1340, the top storey 1380. Gate
with 2 round towers on moulded plinths flanking it. Built of stone rubble.
The parapet has disappeared. The string course and machiolations with
moulded corbels remain on the north front. The latter has a pointed arch
with grooves for the portcullis. The south front has an elliptical arch
flanked by buttresses, of which that on the west has been removed. In the
reveals of the inner arch are pointed doorways giving access to the side
towers. Rectangular loop windows with ashlar dressings in the towers.
Trefoil-headed lancets over the gate. The floors and roof of the gate
and towers have disappeared-. Tile clock was inserted in 1862.

The South Side of The Landgate, Nos 1 & 2 form a group with Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
The Forge and Forge House. East Cliff.

Listing NGR: TQ9221220608

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

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