TQ4109 : Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - Bedroom

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

Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - Bedroom
Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - Bedroom
This room which is set out as a large rather sparsely furnished bedroom is situated on the first floor of southern range of "Anne of Cleves' House" in Lewes. The ante-room seen through the doorway ahead is directly over TQ4109 : Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - Passage
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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 4113 0966 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.1534N 0:0.2575E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 41128 09660
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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