EARTHAM HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1026365

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1958

Statutory Address: EARTHAM HOUSE, EARTHAM LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: EARTHAM HOUSE, EARTHAM LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester (District Authority)

Parish: Eartham

National Park: SOUTH DOWNS

National Grid Reference: SU 93905 09267

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History

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Details

EARTHAM EARTHAM LANE SU 90 NW 14/81 Eartham House 5.6.58 - II

Before 1800 there was a house on this site occupied by the poet William Hayley who laid out gardens round it. In 1800 he sold the house to William Huskisson, MP for Chichester, who enlarged it. This house was entirely rebuilt in 1905 by Sir Edwin Lutyens but the interior contains one room, the drawing-room with the principal bedroom over it, which has simple Regency decorations and good fireplaces. The modern house which faces south is in Lutyens simpler manner. Two storeys and attic. Faced with roughcast. Coved eaves cornice. Tiled roof. Windows with Venetian shutters and glazing bars. The south front has a recessed centre of four windows and four dormers with a projecting conservatory on the ground floor. Beyond this are 2 projecting wings of two windows each with hips over them and then one further recessed window bay on each side. The west front has five windows, the centre one recessed. The north front has eight windows, the three westernmost ones recessed, the remainder having two projections and two windows, one dormer and a hip over each and one recessed window bay between these. Service wing of three windows to the east.

Listing NGR: SU9390709264

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 300805

Legacy System: LBS

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