The two James Lamberts where uncle and nephew and the most important artists to have worked in Lewes for any length of time.

The majority portray some aspect of Lewes, from gravestones to buildings, with particular emphasis on the Castle and its surroundings. There are also other grand houses, such as Bodiam, and a dramatic view of the inside of East Grinstead Church after its steeple had blown down in 1785.

Artists include

Provenance

Privately owned throughout its history which can be traced back to a Lambert patron


Lewes Castle and Barbican House Museum

169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1YE
01273 486290
Website

Opening times

1 Nov – 28 Feb

​Daily, 10am ​– 3.45pm

1 Mar – 31 Oct

Daily, 10am - 5.30pm

Last admission 30 minutes before closing
Opens at 11am on Sun, Mon and Bank holidays

Closed Mon in Jan, 25-26 Dec and 1 Jan

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