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Coates Castle, Fittleworth

Description: Coates Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 300470

OS Grid Reference: SU9927117633
OS Grid Coordinates: 499271, 117633
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9496, -0.5882

Location: 6 Coates Lane, South Downs National Park RH20 1EU

Locality: Fittleworth
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: RH20 1EU

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Listing Text


13/220 Coates Castle


Mansion. Now flats. Early C19 castellated mansion built by John King. Two
storeys. Five windows. Faced with Roman cement. The east front has a projecting
centre portion with a castellated gable over it containing a cartouche and flanked by
buttresses. Four-centred doorway. The flanking window bays are also edged with
buttresses. Then to the north is a plain portion with a plain gable and an
octangonal turret, of which the top storey has recently been removed. There is a
similar turret of three storeys at the south end but recessed. There was originally
a further north wing, but this had been demolished. To the north-east is a long
projecting wing of one storey which backs onto the stable yard. Four windows.
Castellated parapet. At the east end is a tower of three storeys and one window
and beyond this a further portion of two storeys and two windows.

Listing NGR: SU9927117633

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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