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A Grade II Listed Building in Newick, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9587 / 50°57'31"N

Longitude: 0.0157 / 0°0'56"E

OS Eastings: 541659

OS Northings: 119631

OS Grid: TQ416196

Mapcode National: GBR KNX.YK0

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XK.XM0

Plus Code: 9F22X258+F7

Entry Name: Norrises

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Last Amended: 2 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1274388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415381

ID on this website: 101274388

Location: Founthill, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Civil Parish: Newick

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Newick St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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In the entry for:
TQ 41 NW
6/117 Norrises
(formerly listed as
17.3.52 Norris's)

The entry shall be amended to read:

6/117 Norrises (formerly
listed as Norris's and
27/9/79 under Newick Park)


House. C17 remodelling of earlier house; C18, Cl9 and 1930s additions and
alterations. Timber frame with plastered infill; brick in Flemish bond, some parts
with glazed headers, and C20 brick in stretcher bond; tile hanging; plain tile
roofs; brick stacks. Complex plan, the oldest part centred around chimney, with
addition to north, C18 addition to south-west and 1930s addition to south-east and
along east side. Two storeys with cellar and loft. Plinth; 1930s doors; windows
are 1930s wooden casements, some with glazing bars, apart from in C18 addition which
has sashes with glazing bars, exposed sash boxes and bright red gauged brick arches,
and on west side to central (oldest) part which has older small-pane casements to
ground floor. North elevation: 2 bays, the left bay the return of the 1930s range;
the right bay refronted, under half-hipped roof, and having Tudor-style board door
with 2-light window to left on each floor and tile-hung gable; ridge stack with
clustered flues. Rear: C18 section on left has external stack with offset, and tile
hung gable with 2-light window to right of stack. Right return: left section set back;
central section tile-hung, with projecting centre, and apparently heightened when
2-bay C18 section was added on right. Left return: 4-bay gabled 1930s range has
door, third bay projecting, other bays with hipped roofs. Door and 16-pane
side-sliding sash to single storey bay on left. Interior: timber framing has square
panels; jowelled posts (one in kitchen with moulded bracket supporting spine beam);
chamfered beams, some with bar and cyma stops; old joists and flqorboards to first
floor and loft. Former Inglenook fireplace in kitchen, the bressumer raised;
dining-room fireplace with imported C17 carved panels beside it; old chimney
cupboards on each floor. Some old board doors. Roof over older section has
chamfered timbers, staggered butts purlins, and re-used smoke-blackened rafters.
C18 part on ground floor has raised and fielded panelling and doors, the room
extended 1930s, some of the panelling of this date and some reset, fireplace moved
over; panelled window shutters on each floor; first-floor fireplace has overpanel,
cupboard on right. Cellar is lined in sandstone below oldest part, brick below C18

The house is reputed to be associated with the local iron industry, the nearby
Newick Park (gv) originally having been an iron-masters house.


(formerly listed as
TQ 41 NW 6/117 17.3.52.

Originally called Norris's Cottages. Now one dwelling. L-shaped building.
The whole of the east range is C17 or earlier. Red brick and grey headers
alternately. The west wing was added in the C18. Partly tile-hung, partly
red brick. Tiled roof to the whole. Some casement windows, some sash windows
with glazing bars intact. Two storeys. Five windows. Early C17 staircase,
panelling and fireplaces.

Listing NGR: TQ4215219504

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