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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1026025
English Heritage Legacy ID: 301710
Location: Elsted and Treyford, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18
County: West Sussex
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
SU 81 NW ELSTED CHICHESTER ROAD
16/21 Telegraph House
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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