Tyne House And Railings To South

9 Feb 2003
Tyne House And Railings To South, 140 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XS
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TQ 4110 SW & TQ 4109 NW LEWES HIGH STREET 9/217 & 14/217 (north side)

25.2.52 No 140 (Tyne House) and railings to south


House. Circa 1600, circa 1720 and later C18. Timber-framed front range, refronted with knapped flint with red brick dressings and quoins. 2nd storey added in later C18. Dentilled cornice to plain tiled roof with single brick stack in centre behind ridge. 3 storeys: regular 4 window front, glazing bar sashes with red brick dressed architrave surrounds with gauged segment heads. Sashes without glazing bars on ground floor. Entrance in second bay from right.

Panelled door with wreathed and radiating fanlight. Arched doorway with panelled reveals, Doric pilastered door surround and open triangular pediment.

Cast-iron railings around enclosures to south, either side of door, with vase- head standards. Rear front: Two parallel rear wings, both rendered, that to left circa 1600, that to right circa 1750. Interior: Evidence of timber-framing in main range, particularly the roof with braced collars and continuous purlins.

Much pine panelling of circa 1750 in major rooms, with some oak panelling re-used.

Open string staircase with three square balusters per step and mahogany rail.

Stair-well with curved corners, surmounted by plaster dome and octagonal cupola, with applied swags and other decoration. The remains of two early C17 staircases survive between first and second floors.

Listing NGR: TQ4118609998


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1633 IOE Records taken by John Price; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John Price. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Price, John

Rights Holder: Price, John


Brick, Cast Iron, Flint, Render, Tile, Timber, Tudor Timber Framed House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Stuart Timber Framed Building, Jacobean House, Domestic, Dwelling, Railings, Barrier