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Stansted House, Stoughton

Description: Stansted House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 301294

OS Grid Reference: SU7613010316
OS Grid Coordinates: 476130, 110316
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8873, -0.9191

Location: Stoughton, West Sussex PO9 6DX

Locality: Stoughton
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO9 6DX

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Listing Text

SU 71 SE
6/294 Stansted House
- II*

The first house on this site was built by William Talman for the Earl of
Scarborough in 1686. This was replaced in 1786 by a house by James Wyatt
and Bonomi. The latter was burned down in 1900 except for the service wing
and stables (see next entry). The present house was erected in 1903 by
A C Blomfield in the style of Wren. Nearly square in shape. 2 storeys and
attics. The west or entrance front has 9 windows. Red brick with Portland
stone quoins, stringcourse, modillion cornice and balustraded parapet. The
centre portion of 3 windows projects with a pediment over containing a cir-
cular window and stone swags round it. Glazing bars intact. Stone archi-
traves over ground floor windows. Stone portico up 7 steps consisting of
6 Ionic columns suppdrting a balustrade. Hexagonal turret in the centre
of the roof. The south side has 6 windows and no projection. Pediment over
the 4 centre ground floor windows.

Listing NGR: SU7613010316

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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