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Molecomb, Westhampnett

Description: Molecomb

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 301220

OS Grid Reference: SU8949310070
OS Grid Coordinates: 489493, 110070
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8832, -0.7292

Location: Molecomb Broadwalk, Singleton, West Sussex PO18 0PZ

Locality: Westhampnett
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO18 0PZ

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Listing Text

SU 81 SE
8/202 Molecomb (Previously listed
as Molecomb, Goodwood Park).
- II*

The Dower house of Goodwood Park. Described by Lady Sarah Lennox, daughter
of the second Duke of Richmond, as having been designed in 1777 by her
brother, the third Duke, but otherwise designed by James Wyatt. Two storeys.
Faced with flints. Slate roof. The North or entrance front has 9 windows.
The 3 centre window bays project and have a stringcourse. The end window
bays are of lower elevation and are surmounted by pediments. The window
dressings and quoins are of red brick. Glazing bars intact. Corinthian
porch with wide round-headed doorway beneath it containing a round-headed
tympanum and double doors of 6 panels. On the south or garden side the
facade forms a centre and 2 wings. The centre has 2 storeys and 5 windows
with an eaves cornice of white brick. It is flanked by single storey
portions or corridors of 4 Ionic columns each, which have since been filled
in and now contain 2 windows and one doorway on each side. Behind these
portions rises the back elevation of the house which is still of 2 storeys.
On the outer sides are 2 pavillion of one storey only but of higher eleva-
tion than the corridors and with pediments over. Glazing bars intact.

Listing NGR: SU8949310070

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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