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Our Lady of Sion Convent, Worthing

Description: Our Lady of Sion Convent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 302250

OS Grid Reference: TQ1443502760
OS Grid Coordinates: 514435, 102760
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8131, -0.3770

Location: 50 Crescent Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 4GA

Locality: Worthing
Local Authority: Worthing Borough Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN11 4GA

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Listing Text

1/105 (East Side)

In the entries for:

TQ 1402 NW 1/l051 Oar Lady of Sion Convent
TQ 1402 NW 1/1061 Wall of Our Lady of Sion Convent, extending from south-east corner
of building, along Crescent Road
(East Side)

shall be amended to read:

(West Side)


(East Side)
Our Lady of Sion Convent
TQ 1402 NW 1/105
Built as one composition with the abutting church, which is attributed to H Clutton
and dates from 1864. 2 storeys. Plum-red brick with 2 pairs of bands of dark brick.
East range, extending south along street from ritual west end of church, has 5 sash
windows, semi-circular staircase projection, and 2 further sash windows south of
this. There is a cross-range at the south end, the east front of which projects
towards the street and has a round-arch opening (of banded brick with faintly pointed
drip-mould above), giving access to internal porch with geometric tile decoration.
Left of the porch is a partly external chimney corbelled out over a narrow buttress.
Red tile roofs, over brick eaves nogging, which is also applied to the gable end.
Further ranges of the convent extend towards Our Lady of Sion School, which adjoins
to the west.

Our Lady of Sion Convent, and wll extending south form a group with St Mary's
Roman Catholic Church, Richmond Road and No 39 Richmond Road.

Listing NGR: TQ1443502760

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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