Lewes – 25 Station Street

Next to 23 Station Street is, well, 25 Station Street. The signage on the street explains that there was an outbreak of smallpox here in 1794, but the family refused to go to the pest house located at the former Saint Nicholas Hospital. So, helpfully, the local authorities put some fences up around their house, and also at the end of the road, in an attempt to warn others. Unfortunately though the smallpox spread and it was ultimately necessary to inoculate everyone in Lewes.