TQ4109 : Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - Kitchen

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

Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - Kitchen
Lewes - Anne of Cleves' House - Kitchen
The hearth in the kitchen of the Anne of Cleves' House museum in Lewes. This room is situated in the western wing, the part of the L shaped building which is perpendicular to the High Street. This part of the house is slightly younger than the southern wing, dating from the late 1500s.
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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)
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Thursday, 15 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Lewes 
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Anne of Cleves 
Primary Subject of Photo
Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4110 0965 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.1484N 0:0.2317E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4109 0965
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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