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Norman House, Westbourne

Description: Norman House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 301556

OS Grid Reference: SU7572407828
OS Grid Coordinates: 475724, 107828
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8650, -0.9253

Location: North Street, Westbourne, West Sussex PO10 8SN

Locality: Westbourne
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO10 8SN

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

SU 7407-7507
84/959 Norman House

- II

the word 'plastic' in the 11th line of the description- should be amended to
read 'plaster'.

The following building shall be added:-

SU 7407-7507
84/959 Norman House

- II

House. Early C18 house heightened by one storey C1885 when it was refenestrated
and with some internal alterations of this period. Built of red brick flemish
bond with some grey headers. Tiled roof with end brick chimneystacks. 3 storeys;
3 : 5 :2 windows. Cement bands between floors. Windows have cambered head linings
with C19 sashes with vertical glazing bars only. 1st floor central window has sun
fireplaque. Late C19 wood and glazed porch with 2 round headed arches with original
early C18 door surround behind. This has elaborate flat hood on carved brackets
with tulip design, panelled reveals and 3 stone steps. Oak doorcase with fielded
panels, the top 4 cut away and glazed. Rear elevation has central C19 2 storey
extension, stuccoed with incised lines to represent masonry with verniculated
keystones and 1 mask keystone. Interior has dado panelling and moulded plastic
ceiling to hall. The lounge retains C18 butterfly and H-hinges to the window
shutters and the dining room has some original sash frames cut across to convert to
later C19 sashes. 1st floor retains early C18 staircase balustrading (the lower part
of the staircase is C19), 4 early C18 2 panelled doors and a wooden fire surround with
corner urns and central patera with swags. Behind the doorcase is a date of 1639 but
the existing building appears no earlier than the early C18. The building was
formerly the dower house to Oldfield Lawn. The alterations were made for Major General
Oldfield who had 22 children.

Listing NGR: SU7572407828

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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