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Lamp Standard 5 Metres to West of the Caprons

A Grade II Listed Building in Lewes, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8708 / 50°52'14"N

Longitude: 0.0068 / 0°0'24"E

OS Eastings: 541298

OS Northings: 109842

OS Grid: TQ412098

Mapcode National: GBR KQ2.8K6

Mapcode Global: FRA B6XS.SK4

Plus Code: 9F22V2C4+8P

Entry Name: Lamp Standard 5 Metres to West of the Caprons

Listing Date: 17 May 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 480316

Location: Lewes, East Sussex, BN7

County: East Sussex

Civil Parish: Lewes

Built-Up Area: Lewes

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lewes St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

Tagged with: Streetlight

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Listing Text


518/14/10013 Lamp Standard 5 metres to west of The
17-MAY-00 Caprons


Gas lamp standard, later converted to electricity. Shown in a photograph of c1870. Cast iron, possibly produced locally from one of Lewes many iron works. Tapering fluted and panlled cylindrical standard in four stages with mouldings between and wider lower stage with moulded cornice and plinth. Cast iron and glazed four-sided tapering lantern with pyramidal roof and moulded finial. This lamp standard was moved a metre or two to the east since the photograph of c1870. A C20 wooden panel fixed to the front records a supposed wager of George !V when Prince of Wales to drive a coach and four down the steep hill to Southover Grange.

[ "Victorian Lewes " Brent and Rector (Phillimore, 1980.]

Listing NGR: TQ4129809842

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