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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1026090
English Heritage Legacy ID: 301463
Location: Westhampnett, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18
County: West Sussex
Civil Parish: Westhampnett
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex
Church of England Parish: Boxgrove
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
WESTHAMPNETT GOODWOOD PARK
SU 80 NE
13/98F Carne's Seat to the north of
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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