Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1354635

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1988



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

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester (District Authority)

Parish: Westbourne

National Grid Reference: SU 75724 07828


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In the entry for:-

WESTBOURNE NORTH STREET SU 7407-7507 84/959 Norman House

- II

the word 'plastic' in the 11th line of the description- should be amended to read 'plaster'.

------------------------------------ The following building shall be added:-

WESTBOURNE NORTH STREET SU 7407-7507 84/959 Norman House

- II

House. Early C18 house heightened by one storey C1885 when it was refenestrated and with some internal alterations of this period. Built of red brick flemish bond with some grey headers. Tiled roof with end brick chimneystacks. 3 storeys; 3 : 5 :2 windows. Cement bands between floors. Windows have cambered head linings with C19 sashes with vertical glazing bars only. 1st floor central window has sun fireplaque. Late C19 wood and glazed porch with 2 round headed arches with original early C18 door surround behind. This has elaborate flat hood on carved brackets with tulip design, panelled reveals and 3 stone steps. Oak doorcase with fielded panels, the top 4 cut away and glazed. Rear elevation has central C19 2 storey extension, stuccoed with incised lines to represent masonry with verniculated keystones and 1 mask keystone. Interior has dado panelling and moulded plastic ceiling to hall. The lounge retains C18 butterfly and H-hinges to the window shutters and the dining room has some original sash frames cut across to convert to later C19 sashes. 1st floor retains early C18 staircase balustrading (the lower part of the staircase is C19), 4 early C18 2 panelled doors and a wooden fire surround with corner urns and central patera with swags. Behind the doorcase is a date of 1639 but the existing building appears no earlier than the early C18. The building was formerly the dower house to Oldfield Lawn. The alterations were made for Major General Oldfield who had 22 children.

Listing NGR: SU7572407828


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Legacy System number: 301556

Legacy System: LBS

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