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Fletcher's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

1.
1578 LION STREET
(West Side)

Fletcher's House
TQ 9220 1/44 12.10.51.

II GV


2.
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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