Undercliffe House

25 Feb 2003
Undercliffe House, Malling Street, Lewes, East Sussex
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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 4210 NW LEWES MALLING STREET 6/303 (east side)

Cliffe Undercliffe House II

House. Circa 1860-1870 in a neo-Gothic style. Yellow brick with red brick bands on ground floor and dressings. Moulded string-course. Cogged brick cornice to slate roofs. Finials to half-hips over bays, dormers and tower.

Highly irregular plan with tower to left in angle, between two-storey bays facing west and north. Later C20 weatherboarded extension on brick and flint ground floor to right with steep French pavilion-type roof. 2 storeys with 3 in tower. The main features of the front are an octagonal porch with pyramidal cap set before a canted bay far back to left with conical cap, the three faces above treated with half-hipped semi-dormers. Forward and right a tall square tower with banded ground floor, single round window topped by double round windows above and arched window in third stage below steep Sompting cap.

Forward again and to right a further canted bay treated as before. To right single arched window on ground floor with semi-dormer over. Glazed door to left. C20 extension to right with gabled semi-dormer, all in Post-Modern style. All windows with round-arched heads and pointed-arched gauging in red and yellow brick stripes with moulded impost bands.

Listing NGR: TQ4236010541


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0938 IOE Records taken by Robert J; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Robert J Harvey. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Harvey, Robert J

Rights Holder: Harvey, Robert J


Brick, Flint, Slate, Weatherboard, Victorian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling