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Latitude: 50.9502 / 50°57'0"N
Longitude: 0.7327 / 0°43'57"E
OS Eastings: 592046
OS Northings: 120308
OS Grid: TQ920203
Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.632
Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.M8Y
Plus Code: 9F22XP2M+33
Entry Name: The Tower House
Listing Date: 12 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1262439
English Heritage Legacy ID: 435056
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 WEST STREET
(North East Side)
The Tower House
TQ 9220 1/100 12.10.51.
A late C17 or early C18 front to a possibly earlier house. 2 storeys and
attic. 6 windows. The house stands at a point where the street makes
a slight angle in the facade with 3 windows on either side, as if it had
possibly consisted of 2 houses originally. Parapet. 3 dormers. Large
3-light windows with cambered head linings on the ground floor of the north
wing. Other windows ordinary sash windows. Very fine C17 doorway in fluted
frame with carved panel over it and large curved flat hood above supported
by carved brackets. C18 6-panel moulded door. Modern addition to the
Nos 1 & 2, Norman House, The Tower House, Lamb House, Nos 13 to 17 (consec)
and No 1 Mermaid Street form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ9204720311
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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