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Lewes New School (former Pells County Primary School)

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8766 / 50°52'35"N

Longitude: 0.0086 / 0°0'30"E

OS Eastings: 541410

OS Northings: 110491

OS Grid: TQ414104

Mapcode National: GBR KPW.WJJ

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.F5H

Plus Code: 9F22V2G5+JC

Entry Name: Lewes New School (former Pells County Primary School)

Listing Date: 23 December 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379949

English Heritage Legacy ID: 479412

Location: Lewes, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

Town: Lewes

Civil Parish: Lewes

Built-Up Area: Lewes

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: St John sub-Castro, Lewes

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/09/2014

TQ 4110 SW

Lewes New School (former Pells County Primary School)

(Formerly listed as Pells County Primary School, PELHAM TERRACE)


School. Built in 1896, architect Richard Creed with foundation stone laid by Bishop Wilberforce. Minor later C20 extensions. Vernacular Revival style. Built of brown brick with red brick dressings, tiled roofs with gable ends having timberframing with pebbledashed infill and tall brick chimneystacks. Comprises a north and a west building linked by gate and wall. West building is of one storey with two windows to west and four to east. Central tiled gable to east with paired casements underneath and a further casement to the right. Decorative dated rainwater heads. East front is symmetrical with two central large gables with tilehanging and 4-light triple tier casements and smaller hips to sides with triple mullioned and transomed gables. End elevations have gables with timber-framing and pebbledash infill and two triple 3 tier casement windows. Interiors have wood and glazed classroom partitions, wooden dado panelling and moulded wooden cornices. Much of the roof is concealed by later ceiling tiles.
North building is of one storey with 10 windows to north front. Westernmost paired window under small gable with timberframing, two easternmost windows are triple mullioned and transomed windows with cambered heads and the remainder are small casement windows with continuous moulded brick band below. Decorative dated rainwater heads. End elevations have timberframed gables with pebbledashed infill and four-light casement with 6-light mullioned and transomed casement below. Rear elevation has two projecting gables and paired flat-roofed gables with chimneystack in between. Brick and glazed extension to western part. East elevation has doorcase with four-centred arched opening with double doors. Interiors have arch braced and wooden dado panelling.

Listing NGR: TQ4141010491

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