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Forester's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in West Dean, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9088 / 50°54'31"N

Longitude: -0.7733 / 0°46'23"W

OS Eastings: 486340

OS Northings: 112868

OS Grid: SU863128

Mapcode National: GBR DFT.WVR

Mapcode Global: FRA 968P.VZ4

Entry Name: Forester's Cottage

Listing Date: 28 January 1986

Last Amended: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026110

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301412

Location: West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: West Dean

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: East Dean, Singleton and West Dean

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-

WEST DEAN CHICHESTER ROAD
North side

Forester's Cottage
33/209
II

the description should be amended to read:-

House, possibly once the village schoolmaster's house. Mid C.19. Knapped flints
with stone dressings and quoins, slate roof. In an Elizabethan style in the plan
of hall with two crosswings, the one to the left the school room, the house on the
right. Two gabled front. On the left a large 2 light window with hollow moulded
mullion and transom and arched heads to upper lights. To the right a 4-light plain
hollow chamfered window, timber oriel above. Side elevations with 2 and 3 light
similar. Porch to left. Tall stone stack, brick ridge stack.

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In the entry for:-

WEST DEAN CHICHESTER ROAD
SU 8612-8712 north side

33/209 Forester's Cottage

II

the description should be amended to read:-

House and office. House and office once agent's house and estate office. Dated 1905
possibly by George & Peto who were working at West Dean park at the time. Knapped
flints with stone dressings and quoins, slate roof. In an lizabethan style in a plan
of hall with two cross wings, the one to the left the office, the house on the right.
Two gabled front. On the left a large 2-light window with hollow moulded mullion and
transom and arched heads to upper lights. To the right a 4-light plain hollow
chamfered window, timber oriel above. Side elevations with 2 and 3 lights similar.
Porch to left. Tall stone stack. Brick ridge stack. Dated in office gable W.J.
(for William James) 1905.

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WEST DEAN CHICHESTER ROAD
SU 8612-8712 (north side)

33/209 Foresters Cottage
-
- II

Mid C19 building, probably the village school and schoolmaster's house
originally. L-shaped building of which the south wing was the school and the
east wing the house. The south wing had originally one storey, the east-wing
two storeys. Two windows. Faced with knapped flints with stone dressings
and quoins. Tiled roof. Casement windows. Gable end to south wing. South
gable to east wing.


Listing NGR: SU8634012868

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