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Carne's Seat to the North of Goodwood House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westhampnett, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8787 / 50°52'43"N

Longitude: -0.7383 / 0°44'17"W

OS Eastings: 488860

OS Northings: 109558

OS Grid: SU888095

Mapcode National: GBR DG8.S6R

Mapcode Global: FRA 96BS.B5N

Entry Name: Carne's Seat to the North of Goodwood House

Listing Date: 5 June 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301463

Location: Westhampnett, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Westhampnett

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Boxgrove

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

SU 80 NE
13/98F Carne's Seat to the north of
Goodwood House
- II*

Ornamental garden building or temple built by the second Duke of Richmond
in 1743 and called after an old French retainer of his grandmother Louise de
Kerouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth. Ascribed by Christopher Hussey to Lord
Burlington or possibly by Roger Morris. It is built of stone said to have
come from the ruins of the tower of the old Parish Church of Hove. Two
storeys. The south side has a projecting portion with a pediment over.
The upper storey has 3 round-headed windows with fancy glazing. Below is
portico with 4 square rusticated windows. On each side of the building is
the figure of a sphinx on a plinth. The entrance on the north side is by
means of an Ionic porch.

Listing NGR: SU8886009558

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