New plaques put up around town

The plaque to mark the Dripping Pan, on Mountfield Road

The plaque to mark the Dripping Pan, on Mountfield Road

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Four new commemorative plaques have been installed around Lewes.

They were put up in December (2016) as part of a collaboration between The Friends of Lewes and Lewes Town Council.

According to FoL’s list of current plaques, which can be found on its website (friends-of-lewes.org.uk), the new additions take the total around the town to 78.

December’s additions mark the old Red, White and Blue public house on Friars Walk, which is now a house; the Nunnery Stables on Irelands Lane, once run by Auriol Sinclair, thought to be one of the first female trainers of racehorses; the Dripping Pan on Mountfield Road, home of Lewes CFC; and the old slaughterhouse on St Martin’s Lane, now a house.

Members of the public who have suggestions for other locations where a plaque should be installed, are encouraged to send them to enquiries@friends-of-lewes.org.uk.

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