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Slaugham Place ruins
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Slaugham Place ruins

In the late 1700s Thomas Sergison of Cuckfield Park, having already acquired the crumbling Slaugham Place, transferred the main staircase of the mansion to the Star Inn at Lewes. Formerly a priory until the dissolution, the Star Inn was sold to the council in 1890 for about £5000 and was converted to be the Town Hall in 1893.
Picture added on 21 June 2012 at 16:11
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I have been searching online for this staircase for years! Thank you again, Barry.
Added by Lynne Covert Hutton (Idaho, USA) on 30 December 2012
Yes, it is definitely there at the Old County Hall which is now a very nice swanky hotel in Lewes.
I used to walk up the staircase to my Homeopathic College which used to rent rooms there.
It is so beautiful, particularly when the venue is used for weddings and the staff decorate the staircase.
Added by Mrs S L A Doyle on 01 December 2015
Have a look at Temple Newsam House, oak staircase.
The house is Tudor in origin, but in an attempt to evoke the past, it had some Victorian interiors inserted based on original details elsewhere - including this staircase, with plaster work based on Hatfield House,
Result? Stunning!
Added by Steven Leetall on 22 July 2016
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