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:
  • Website:
  • 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 These maps are currently (2017) being recatalogued and entries augmented.


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