The White Hart Hotel

23 Feb 2003
The White Hart Hotel, 55 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XE
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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 SE LEWES HIGH STREET 10/158 (south side) 25.2.52 No 55. (The White Hart Hotel)


House, now hotel. C16 or earlier, refronted in early to mid C19. stuccoed with rusticated ground floor, rusticated quoins to full entablature over second floor and cornice to parapet over third floor. Parapet stepped in centre with figure of hart couchant in front of flagpole. Roof hidden by parapet, side stacks. 3 storeys; regular 5 window front, glazing bar sashes on second and third floors, those on second floors in heavily moulded surrounds, french casements on first floor, again with heavily moulded surrounds, and sashes without glazing bars on ground floor. Stuccoed balcony on first-floor, with plain piers and balustrade on plain volute brackets. Central doubled panelled doors with moulded and volute bracketted surround. Interior: C16 panelling in first-floor room facing street and C16 stone Tudor-arched fireplace with moulded surround.

Some framing visible, of mixed scantling. Panelling in other parts of the building, mostly late C19 or early C20. 2-flight return staircase, with turned balusters, columnar newel and ramped handrail with ridge.

Listing NGR: TQ4153710048


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0506 IOE Records taken by Hilary Crisp; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Hilary Crisp. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Crisp, Hilary

Rights Holder: Crisp, Hilary


Stucco, Medieval House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Domestic, Dwelling, Hostel, Commercial, Residential Building