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West Preston Manor School, Rustington

Description: West Preston Manor School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 298044

OS Grid Reference: TQ0632702425
OS Grid Coordinates: 506327, 102425
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8116, -0.4922

Location: Pigeonhouse Lane, Rustington, West Sussex BN16 3AX

Locality: Rustington
Local Authority: Arun District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN16 3AX

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Listing Text

27/169 (south side)

West Preston Manor


An L-shaped building which encloses a late mediaeval hall-house, the remains of a late
C18 house, and a Victorian wing of c.1860. The north wing has a flint faced
exterior of 2 storeys Red brick window dressings. 5 windows, mainly altered case-

Half-hipped slate roof. Internally, the wing is a late mediaeval hall-house with
exposed beams and smoke blackened rafters. In the late C16 to early C17 a floor
and a brick chimney stack with 2 inglenooks were inserted. The south wing of c.1860
is of 2 storeys, partly knapped and partly squared flintwork of higher elevation than
the north wing. Hipped slate roof. 2 triple sashes. The wing retains a late C18
staircase and door-case and some good internal features of c.1860 including ovolo
moulded cornices, marble fireplaces with brackets or engaged Tuscan columns, and
gilded pelmets.

Listing NGR: TQ0632702425

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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