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West Sussex
Mid Sussex (District Authority)
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TQ 33994 28561


ARDINGLY COLLEGE ROAD 1. 5405 Ardingly College TQ 32 NW 11/415 II

2. St Saviour's College, Ardingly, was the third school established by Nathaniel Woodard. It was founded in 1858 and until 1870 was houses in St Mary's House, (the old Vicarage) Shoreham-by-Sea, which had previously been the original home of both Lancing and Hurstpierpoint Colleges. The Architects of the College were William Slater and R H Carpenter. The foundation stone was laid on 12 July 1864. The buildings form a complete H with open sides north and south. The School House, which is one of the wings extending south, was built in 1864-5, the Headmster's House balancing it between 1865 and 1870, as also the Dining-room with the Assimbly-room over it in the central block; the North School (now the Junior School) in 1880, the Chapel completing the central block in 1855-83, the Cloisters joining the School House and the Headmaster's House along the south face of the central block in 1892 and the New Wing balancing the North School in 1926-7. The buildings are in Gothic style and are of red brick with tiled roofs. The Chapel occupies the east end of the central block comprising 4 bays flanked by buttresses each containing a window of Decorated type. It extends into a further 2 bays east of the south east or west Wing. Above the roof is a base for a tower but no spire. To the west of the Chapel is a pointed carriage archway leading through the central block in the centre of the court-yard with an oriel window above it. To the west of this are the Dining-room and Assembly-room above having 5 pointed windows on the first floor and 5 windows of triple lancets below. The north west wing, formerly known as the North School but now as the Junior School, has 3 sills, 12 windows, 3 gables and 6 gabled dormer windows. The windows consist of pairs of lancets. The north east or New Wing has 4 storeys, 16 windows and 6 gables. At the south end of it is a bay window on all floors. The other windows are casement windows of 2 tiers of 3 lights. Reference. The Builder 1867 pps 835-6.

Listing NGR: TQ3399428561


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'The Builder' in The Builder, (1867), 835-836


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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