Sussex                                                                                                               All photos by Hetty

26th April 2017

Lewes is an interesting town to wander around – it has a Norman Castle, old Priory, lovely gardens, and interesting streets

Market Tower 1792

Town Hall – Victorian façade on a much older building

Law Courts 1812

Southover Grange, built in 1572, now the Register Office in lovely public gardens


Nicholas Yonge memorial

Anne of Cleeves House – Museum and Tea Shop – built in the 1500s

Basking shark weather vane on St John the Baptist church – originally a Priory hospital

Remains of Lewes Priory, founded c 1077, destroyed 1538. It used to be huge

View of the Priory from The Mount

Lewes Castle – first built after the Battle of Hastings. Early Norman keep with 13th century turrets

High St

Norman Gate House

Former castle tilting ground, which has been a bowling green since c.1640, with the former Castle brewery maltings c. 1800 behind

Needlemakers was a Victorian candle factory

Next – Ditchling Beacon

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