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Latitude: 50.9503 / 50°57'1"N
Longitude: 0.734 / 0°44'2"E
OS Eastings: 592135
OS Northings: 120323
OS Grid: TQ921203
Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.6DX
Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.MS8
Plus Code: 9F22XP2M+4H
Entry Name: Fletcher's House
Listing Date: 12 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251776
English Heritage Legacy ID: 434581
Location: Rye, Rother, East Sussex, TN31
County: East Sussex
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
1578 LION STREET
TQ 9220 1/44 12.10.51.
A C15 timber-framed house with 1st floor overhanging on the south and east
sides. 3 storeys. The south front looking into an alley is studded andthe
1st floor projects on the ends of the heavy flood beams and curved brackets
with a moulded bressummer. The east front containing 2 windows, and a
hipped gable above has been altered. It retains its overhang but has been
fronted with brick on the ground floor and tiles above. In the south front
is a blocked obtusely pointed archway with carved spandrels. Modern windows.
VCH says interior has a Tudor fireplace and remains of C15 roof. A sign
on the house states that John Fletcher, Dramatist was born in this house
on 20 December 1579, but he was actually born in a house which formerly
stood on the site of the Old Vicarage, No 66 CHURCH SQUARE.
All the listed buildings in Lion Street (West Side) form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ9213020320
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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