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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.


List entry Number: 1251776



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

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rye

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 434581

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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1. 1578 LION STREET (West Side)

Fletcher's House TQ 9220 1/44 12.10.51.


2. A C15 timber-framed house with 1st floor overhanging on the south and east sides. 3 storeys. The south front looking into an alley is studded andthe 1st floor projects on the ends of the heavy flood beams and curved brackets with a moulded bressummer. The east front containing 2 windows, and a hipped gable above has been altered. It retains its overhang but has been fronted with brick on the ground floor and tiles above. In the south front is a blocked obtusely pointed archway with carved spandrels. Modern windows. VCH says interior has a Tudor fireplace and remains of C15 roof. A sign on the house states that John Fletcher, Dramatist was born in this house on 20 December 1579, but he was actually born in a house which formerly stood on the site of the Old Vicarage, No 66 CHURCH SQUARE.

All the listed buildings in Lion Street (West Side) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ9213020320

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National Grid Reference: TQ 92135 20322


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