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Chidmere House, Chidham and Hambrook

Description: Chidmere House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 300741

OS Grid Reference: SU7917003640
OS Grid Coordinates: 479170, 103640
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8269, -0.8773

Location: Chidham, West Sussex PO18 8TD

Locality: Chidham and Hambrook
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO18 8TD

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Listing Text

In the entry for;

SU 70 SE
15/551 Chidham Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Chidmere Farmhouse)

5.6.58 II

the entry shall be amended to read;


15/551 Chidmere House

House. L-shaped early C16 building with c1930 alterations and additions. Original building of red
brickwith one timber-framed wall to north exposed with flint infill. Tiled roof. Gable with kneelers
to east containing an attic window. North front has 4-light C16 mullioned window regbzed in 1930.
Tudor staircase gable with C16 round-headed window and flint gable to right of c1930. Other
windows were replaced c1930. South end of south wing reconstructed in 1930 when additions were
made at the north west and west of the building and a further small addition of brick was made to the
west in 1954. Interior has hall with stone flags.
Dining Room has C17 panelling installed in the 1930's from a house in Chichester with inglenook
behind. Timber partition plastered over wattle and daub between hall and dining room. Exposed
ceiling beams to hall and dining room. Book room beyond dining room has some old panelling from
another part of the house reassembled in the 1930's. Some panelling sold out of the house in 1912 was
supposed to have been dated 1521, the likely original date of the house.

[See V.C.H. Sussex Vol IV p188]

SU 70 SE
15/551 Chidham Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
5.6.58 Chidmere Farmhouse)


L-shaped late C16 or early C17 timber-framed building. The timbering with red
brick and flint infilling is exposed in the north wall, but otherwise the
house has been refaced in red brick. Tiled roof. Casement windows. Gable
end to the east containing an attic window. Small modern addition in red
brick at south end of south wing.

Listing NGR: SU7917003640

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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