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Telegraph House

A Grade II Listed Building in Elsted and Treyford, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9507 / 50°57'2"N

Longitude: -0.8484 / 0°50'54"W

OS Eastings: 480990

OS Northings: 117436

OS Grid: SU809174

Mapcode National: GBR CD0.8BL

Mapcode Global: FRA 963L.H9V

Entry Name: Telegraph House

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301710

Location: Elsted and Treyford, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Elsted and Treyford

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Elsted St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


SU 81 NW ELSTED CHICHESTER ROAD
16/21 Telegraph House
II
L-shaped building. Stuccoed. Eaves bracket cornice. Slate roof. Casement
windows. Tower of four storeys and one window in the south east angle. Round
window on second floor. Pyramidal slate roof with ball cap. The south front has
a round headed doorway with pilasters and projecting cornice. The west end of
this front projects and consists of only one storey and attic with four windows
and two dormers. The rest of the front has two storeys and attic, four windows
and two dormers. Four windows facing east. There was a semaphore station on this
site from the earliest period of such communications. The present house was built
in connection with this in the Mid C19. From 1927-37 it was the home of the famous
Beacon Hill School run by Bertrand Russell, later Lord Russell, and Dora Black.
It is listed for historical reasons.


Listing NGR: SU8099017436

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