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West Sussex
Chichester (District Authority)
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SU 93905 09267


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


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 27 Mar 2007
Reference: IOE01/16398/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Easton. Source Historic England Archive
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