WALL ON THE EAST SIDE OF CHURCH HILL, RETURNED ALONG MEECHING RISE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206282
Date first listed:
10-Feb-1993
Statutory Address:
WALL ON THE EAST SIDE OF CHURCH HILL, RETURNED ALONG MEECHING RISE, CHURCH HILL, BN9 9L

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALL ON THE EAST SIDE OF CHURCH HILL, RETURNED ALONG MEECHING RISE, CHURCH HILL, BN9 9L

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

County:
East Sussex
District:
Lewes (District Authority)
Parish:
Newhaven
National Grid Reference:
TQ 44283 01179

Details

TQ 4401 SW, 769-1/7/10

NEWHAVEN, CHURCH HILL (East side), Wall on the East side of Church Hill, returned along Meeching Rise

G.V.

II

Wall. C18 and C19, repaired C20. Unknapped flint, some brick quoins and coping, repairs in brick and cement. Wall to Church Hill about 2m high, attached cast-iron plaque, figure-of-eight-shape, inscribed in raised lettering 'FP/ft/14'; raking buttress at northern end, stepped brick coping and cement plinth to left of entrance to Meeching House (not included) with late C20 brick piers and depressed brick arch; wall continued right with 20cm high curved brick buttresses to plinth, and returned to Meeching Rise. Here the wall is buttresses and pierced by openings to Moonrakers (not included) and Applegarth (not included), thereafter with tile offsets and hump-backed cement and pebble coping. There is an unidentified blocked-up opening in the wall where it terminates opposite the entrance to the Church of St Michael and All Angels (qv). This was part of the boundary wall of the C16 Meeching Place estate which was given to the Convent of St Mary in 1895; (the house was demolished and the convent has since removed elsewhere). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TQ4428301179

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
374200
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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