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Carne's Seat to the North of Goodwood House, Westhampnett

Description: Carne's Seat to the North of Goodwood House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 301463

OS Grid Reference: SU8886009558
OS Grid Coordinates: 488860, 109558
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8787, -0.7383

Location: Park Road, Westhampnett, West Sussex PO18 0PY

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

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Listing Text

SU 80 NE
13/98F Carne's Seat to the north of
Goodwood House
- II*

Ornamental garden building or temple built by the second Duke of Richmond
in 1743 and called after an old French retainer of his grandmother Louise de
Kerouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth. Ascribed by Christopher Hussey to Lord
Burlington or possibly by Roger Morris. It is built of stone said to have
come from the ruins of the tower of the old Parish Church of Hove. Two
storeys. The south side has a projecting portion with a pediment over.
The upper storey has 3 round-headed windows with fancy glazing. Below is
portico with 4 square rusticated windows. On each side of the building is
the figure of a sphinx on a plinth. The entrance on the north side is by
means of an Ionic porch.

Listing NGR: SU8886009558

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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