Sussex Archaeological Society

Key Information

  • Collection Name: Barbican House Library
  • Reference Number: 326
  • Date of last revision: 13 December 2017
  • Address: Barbican House, 169 High Street LEWES East Sussex BN7 1YE
  • Person in charge: Esme Evans (Hon. Librarian)
  • Contact telephone number(s): 01273 405738
  • Contact email address: library@sussexpast.co.uk
  • Website: www.sussexpast.co.uk
  • Opening hours: Tues-Sat 10-4.30, Sun & Mon 11-4.30 for members.
  • Access: Access for non-members (Mon-Fri only) by prior arrangement.
  • Facilities for copying: Photocopier available.
  • Catalogues available: There is a printed Catalogue of Manuscript Maps in the Custody of the Sussex Archaeological Society (K.W. Dickins, 1981) – all have been transferred.
    Many maps are included in the online library catalogue at https://sussexpast.co.uk/research/library. These maps are currently (2017) being recatalogued and entries augmented.

Content:

Approx 500 printed maps, reproductions etc. from 16th century onwards.

Approx 600 MS maps, mainly of Sussex (1600-) are now housed in East Sussex Record Office (The Keep) and West Sussex Record Office.  See Catalogue section.

Published by: Clare Gordon

Clare Gordon