LANCING COLLEGE, GREAT SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1353753
Date first listed:
02-Dec-1985
Statutory Address:
LANCING COLLEGE, GREAT SCHOOL, COLLEGE DRIVE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LANCING COLLEGE, GREAT SCHOOL, COLLEGE DRIVE

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

County:
West Sussex
District:
Adur (District Authority)
Parish:
Lancing
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
TQ 19463 06605

Details

LANCING COLLEGE DRIVE TQ 10 NE SP/167 Lancing College, Great School GV II*

School hall and classroom blocks. 1877-1881 by R H Carpenter in Gothic style. Built of knapped flint with Sussex sandstone dressings and tiled roofs. Central large hall with clerestorey and gabled roof flanked by classroom blocks having 5 gables to each side, 2 storeys to east and 1 storey to west. East elevation 1st floor has 10 windows with paired trefoliated heads and quatrefoil motif in interstices with oculus between each pair of windows. Sandstone coping and saddiestones, band above windows and diamond- shaped decorative friezes near apex of gables. Ground floor has pointed arched openings to arcade. Behind are paired windows with Caernarvon arches and plank doors. West elevation has 10 windows with paired trefoliated heads and quatrefoil motif in interstice with oculus between each pair of windows and similar sandstone dressings. Each side has 4 massive 2 tier clerestorey windows with trefoliated heads, quatrefoil motifs and buttresses under decorated half-hipped gables with iron finials. Cresting to roof ridge. Interior of Great Hall has boarded oak roof with structure of crown post type, panelled walls and end gallery.

Listing NGR: TQ1975806183

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
297365
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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