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Numbers 1-14 Including Sections of Railings Along the Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Worthing, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8136 / 50°48'48"N

Longitude: -0.3723 / 0°22'20"W

OS Eastings: 514770

OS Northings: 102823

OS Grid: TQ147028

Mapcode National: GBR HMH.W4M

Mapcode Global: FRA B63Y.8SX

Entry Name: Numbers 1-14 Including Sections of Railings Along the Front

Listing Date: 11 October 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 302206

Location: Worthing, West Sussex, BN11

County: West Sussex

District: Worthing

Town: Worthing

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Worthing

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Worthing Holy Trinity with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

AMBROSE PLACE
1.
5406
(North Side)
Nos 1 to 14 (consec)
including sections of
railings along the front
TQ 1402 NE 3/23 11.10.49.
II GV
2.
Between 1814 and 1824. Built by Ambrose Cartright. 3 storeys and basement, with
area. 2 windows each. Stuccoed. Cornice and parapet. Wooden balconies with canopy
on 1st floor, the balconies supported by 4 slender columns to each house. Nos 6,
12 and 13 retain their original trellised wooden porches which fill the space between
the 2 right hand columns in these houses. The other doorways which have not been
altered have fluted frames and very narrow rectangular fanlights. Apart from the
porches, only Nos 1, 2, 6, 7 and 10 to 14 have their facades more or less as originally
built. Nos 3, 5 and 9 have had later iron balconies substituted for the wooden
ones. No 4 has had a bay on the 2nd floor and an extra storey added. No 5 lacks
a storey, and No 8 has had a later bay added on ground and 1st floor and also a
porch. No 14 is quite different from the other houses, being bow fronted with an
iron hooded balcony, Doric pilasters above this, arcading to 2nd floor windows,
an attic storey with dormer windows behind the parapet, and a porch with Doric columns,
but the house is original and not altered. Most of the houses have cast iron railings
along the pavement and to either side of the front space and basement areas. All
have finials of javelin form, but some are of lighter scale than others. No 1 has
light railings along the east only (with a fluted terminal post); No 4 heavy railings
to the front and west; No 5 has railings decorated with anthemions etc, to the steps;
Nos 5 and 8 have heavy railings to the front; No 8 to the right also; Nos 9 and
10 have light railings to the front and west, and fluted posts at the angles and
entrances; No 12 has heavy railings to east and west and fluted angle and entrance
posts; No 14 has heavy railings to the front, east (with gap) and west and 4 piers
with elliptical caps.

Nos 1 to 15 form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ1477002823

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