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THE ALMONRY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE ALMONRY

List entry Number: 1044222

Location

THE ALMONRY, 38, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Battle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Aug-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 12-May-1993

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 292151

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

In the entry for;

TO 7416- 7516 BATTLE HIGH STREET

40/4 Number 38, (The Almonry) (formerly listed as No 37) 3.8.61 GV II

The entry shall be amended to read;

TQ 7416-7516 BATTLE HIGH STREET

40/4 Number 38, The Almonry

3.8.61

GV II* (star)

Formerly house., now offices, shop & restaurant. Probably C15 5 bay structure of which 2 bays were an open hall, extended in the C16 to form a courtyard town house with internal alterations of 1661, restored and refenestrated in C20. Timber framed building. Ground floor refronted in sandstone on sandstone plinth. First floor tile hung. Hipped old tiled roof with central clustered brick stack and 2 other brick chimneystacks at ends. East elevation to High Street is of 2 storeys with 3 early C20 mullioned windows with leaded lights. Ground floor has 2 earlier window openings blocked in. C20 porch to north front. Internally the end jetty in the southern bay survives, but more features of the C16 survive. These include a ground floor eastern room with 2 late c16 doorcases with moulded bases, one with quatrefoil motifs and one with 3 leaves in circle western room with roll-moulded cross beams. On the first floor of the southern wall of the western chamber survives a 3-pane glazed window having mullions with cyma and ovolo mouldings. Roof of northern range is of side purlin queen post type. Ground floor eastern room has early C17 axial beam with lambs tongue stops with fleur de lys and open fireplace with wooden bressumer. Early C17 stone fireplace to first floor. c1661 well staircase with twisted balusters, panelling to ground floor eastern room with pilaster and first floor door with diamond panels (possibly a reused pulpit). [See R.O.H.A.S. Report number 185]

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BATTLE HIGH STREET TQ 7416-7516 40/4 Number 38, The Almonry 3.8.61

GV II* (star)

This entry was amended on 25 February 1993 (26th amendment of 38th list).

Delete 'north west side' in the above entries and insert 'south west side'.

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TQ 7416-7516 BATTLE HIGH STREET (north west side)

40/4 No 38 (The Almonry) (formerly listed as 3.8.61 No 37)

GV II

This house is the shape of three sides of a courtyard. It is a timber-framed building of C15-17 date, restored and refaced. The north east wing facing the street is C15, the north west wing and the central chimney stack 1550, the south west wing C17. Two storeys. Three windows each facing north east and north west. Ground floor coursed stone rubble, above tile-hung. Tiled roof. Casement windows.

Listing NGR: TQ7464016079

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National Grid Reference: TQ 74649 16078

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