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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: 1252612



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

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Seaford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 435618

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TV 4899 1/58

SEAFORD BLATCHINGTON ROAD Number 3 (Twyn Cottage) and Number 5 (Twyn House) II Pair of houses, at one time a workhouse. C18, originally of pebbles with brick quoins but in mid C19 rendered over with incised lines to imitate masonry. When bay windows were also added. Hipped tiled roof with 2 cement rendered chimney stacks. 2 storeys and attics. 5 windows. 3 flat-roofed dormers. 3 mid C19 canted bays through both floors. No 3 has an intact 2 storey bay with verticals only and horns and left side casement and C19 gabled porch and plank door. No. 5 has its 2 bays fitted with C20 aluminium windows and central pointed oriel also with aluminium window. Open pedimented porch with 2 centred arch and 4 panelled door, the top 2 panels glazed. Plinth. Rear elevation retains some sliding sashes. Interior of Number 5 retains C18 internal framing of thin scantling with painted brick infilling. Staircase with stick balusters and column newel post.

This building is on the site of the medieval leper hospital of St John's. Inmates of the workhouse were moved to Eastbourne c.1810 and the building reverted to domestic use.

Listing NGR: TV4820699243

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National Grid Reference: TV 48206 99243


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