TQ4109 : Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - C15th wing

taken 5 years ago, near to Lewes, East Sussex, Great Britain

Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - C15th wing
Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - C15th wing
A view from its garden of the rear of the part of the L-shaped Anne of Cleves' House in Lewes which faces the street. This is the oldest part of the house above ground level, being about 500 years old.
The leftmost part of the building as viewed here can be seen to have no lower storey - a closer view of this feature can be seen here TQ4109 : Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - Passage
See also shared description below:
Anne of Cleves' House, Lewes

It is not thought that "Anne of Cleves' House" in Lewes was ever lived in by the fourth wife of Henry VIII, but she did own it as part of her settlement when she agreed to a divorce from the lecherous old monarch.
It is now a museum run by the Sussex Archaeological Society and is a fine L-shaped tudor building with interesting furnishings and an attached museum of local history.
The oldest part of this Grade II* LinkExternal link building dates from at least 150 years before Henry's time however as it has a C14th cellar. The part of the L facing the street is the oldest part above ground, dating from the late C15th or early C16th, while the part of the L perpendicular to the street dates from the late C16th. It is situated in Southover High Street in the south of the town of Lewes almost opposite the ancient, ruined priory.
The S.A.S. website for the house and museum can be found here LinkExternal link
Note: Cleves is sometimes spelt Cleeves.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Person (from Tags)
Anne of Cleves 
Place (from Tags)
Lewes 
Primary Subject of Photo
Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 411 096 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.1429N 0:0.2400E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 411 096
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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