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The Countess of Derby's Almshouses, Boxgrove

Description: The Countess of Derby's Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 May 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 300712

OS Grid Reference: SU9066107601
OS Grid Coordinates: 490661, 107601
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8608, -0.7132

Location: The Street, Boxgrove, West Sussex PO18 0DX

Locality: Boxgrove
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO18 0DX

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Listing Text

SU 90 NW (west side)

14/67 The Countess of Derby's
10.5.73 Almshouses

- II

Founded in 1741 by the dowager Countess of Derby, daughter and heiress of
Sir William Morley of Halnaker House. Three sides of a courtyard. Two
storeys. Ten windows facing east, six windows facing north and five windows
facing south. Red brick and grey headers. Tiled roof. Casement windows.
The central or west side has a raised centre piece, faced with Roman cement
and four large sash windows with glazing bars. In the centre is an inscrip-
tion recording the founding of the Almshouses with a cartouche over it.
Modern ground floor portion built out in front of this with gabled porch.

Listing NGR: SU9066107601

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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