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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: 1353024



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

County: East Sussex

District: Lewes

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lewes

National Park: SOUTH DOWNS

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 293073

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TQ 4110 SW & TQ 4110 SE LEWES FISHER STREET 9/92 & 10/92 (west side)

15.6.84 Beard's Brewery


Brewery, now store. Later C18, altered in C19. Some rubble stone and some flint with brick dressings, but mostly brick, nearly all now painted. Plain tiled half-hipped roof. Right half: Three gabled dormers, almost regularly spaced across roof. 2 storeys with cellar and attic. Irregular fenestration with two windows on first floor to right and three windows on ground floor to left. Tall doorway to left reaching to eaves with boarded door and transom-light. Left half: Painted brick with red brick to cross-wing above eaves level of main range to right. Plain tiled roofs with taller cross-gabled block to right and a weather-boarded louvred housing on ridge. Two small stacks to left. 2 storeys with garret under gable to right, with large window in garret above. Irregular fenestration of 2 windows to left on first floor and one on ground floor. One doorway to left and one to right of centre. Interior: Very large vaulted cellar to north. South part contains much brewery machinery of indeterminate date, including fermentation vats, malting vat and direct line-shafting for steam engine (at time of re- survey removed).

Listing NGR: TQ4149610185

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National Grid Reference: TQ 41496 10185


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