LHG Bibliography: Lewes Castle

See also Houses, Buildings, and Lewes Localities

Clark, George T., The castle of Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1886,  34, 57-68.
Origins of Lewes from founding of College at Malling by Ceadwall, King of Wessex until 1305, also town wall. [Full text of article]

Clarke, Somers Jr, Some supplementary notes on the Castle of Lewes, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1886, 34, 69-70.
Briefly describes excavations in the keep, 1884. [Full text of article]

Cooper, William Durrant, Lewes Castle the county prison? Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1858, 10, 213. [Full text of article]

Cooper, W.D.; Lower, M.A., Notes on Sussex castles, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1866, 18, 141-150.
Includes incidents in the history of Lewes Castle 1241-1399.
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Drewett, Peter L., Excavation at Lewes Castle, East Sussex 1985-1988, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1992, 130, 69-106.

Farrant, John H., ‘A garden in a desert place and a palace among the ruins’: Lewes Castle transformed, 1600-1850, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1996, 134, 71-123.

Godfrey, Walter H., The Barbican, Lewes Castle, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1929, 70, 9-18.

Page, A.B., The lip of the Brack Mount Ditch, Lewes [Short note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1972, 110, 123-124.
No. 4 Castle Banks

Rudling, David R., The archaeology of Lewes: some recent research, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1983, 121, 45-77.
Covers Brooman’s Lane, Lewes Castle, Grey Friars, Barbican House, Lewes Priory Mount, Anne of Cleves House

Rudling, David, A trial excavation in Castle Ditch Lane, Lewes, East Sussex [Archaeological note], Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1984, 122, 222.

Salzman, Louis F., The Castle of Lewes, 1922, 63, 166-179 & 1923, 64, 136-139.
Controversy between Salzman and Hadrian Allcroft, over the latter’s contention that the mound by the Dripping Pan was the first Norman castle in Lewes, published as ‘The first castle of William Warenne’ in another archaeological journal and in a booklet circulated within the town.

Sawyer, F.E., Lewes Castle in Domesday Book, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1887, 35, 191. [Ref SAC Vol. 34, p. 59.]

Thomas, Gabor, An archaeological discovery on Brack Mount, Lewes, East Sussex, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2001, 139, 224-227.
Discovery of a well or cistern.

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