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Barbican House Library

Sussex Archaeological Society

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.


Barbican House, 169 High Street LEWES East Sussex BN7 1YE

Main contact

Telephone number

01273 405738

Opening hours

Tues-Sat 10-4.30, Sun & Mon 11-4.30 for members.


Access for non-members (Mon-Fri only) by prior arrangement.


Photocopier 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.

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