Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1251769

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1951



Ordnance survey map of THE LANDGATE
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: East Sussex

District: Rother (District Authority)

Parish: Rye

National Grid Reference: TQ 92213 20608


1. 1578 LANDGATE

The Landgate TQ 9220 1/145 12.10.51.

i GV

2. Scheduled as an AM. The 2 lower storeys 1340, the top storey 1380. Gate with 2 round towers on moulded plinths flanking it. Built of stone rubble. The parapet has disappeared. The string course and machiolations with moulded corbels remain on the north front. The latter has a pointed arch with grooves for the portcullis. The south front has an elliptical arch flanked by buttresses, of which that on the west has been removed. In the reveals of the inner arch are pointed doorways giving access to the side towers. Rectangular loop windows with ashlar dressings in the towers. Trefoil-headed lancets over the gate. The floors and roof of the gate and towers have disappeared-. Tile clock was inserted in 1862.

The South Side of The Landgate, Nos 1 & 2 form a group with Nos 1 to 4 (consec) The Forge and Forge House. East Cliff.

Listing NGR: TQ9221220608


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

Legacy System number: 434566

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing