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Latitude: 50.8355 / 50°50'7"N
Longitude: -0.78 / 0°46'47"W
OS Eastings: 486007
OS Northings: 104705
OS Grid: SU860047
Mapcode National: GBR DGS.FMH
Mapcode Global: FRA 967W.RXP
Entry Name: 1-4, Vicar's Close
Listing Date: 5 July 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1026629
English Heritage Legacy ID: 300212
Location: Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19
County: West Sussex
Civil Parish: Chichester
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex
Church of England Parish: Chichester Cathedral
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
SU 8604 NW 4/272
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
Originally a narrow court of which the east side was converted into shops
in the early Cl9; a high wall being built at the same time to divide the 2
ranges (for east range see Nos 17-23 South Street).
C15 with later mostly C18 addition and C18 extension behind. 2 storeys.
Roughly 4 bays each. The east front has been plastered. Red tiled roofs.
No 3 has a gable with 2 windows in it. No 1 has a blocked entrance with trefoil
headed arch at south end, and blocked 3 centred opening at north end. No 3
has blocked C13 opening at south end; another opening discovered in original west
wall of house; and also a 2 light trefoiled window at north end. No 4 has
a similarly headed window of 1 light on 1st floor. 6 panelled door with top 2
panels cut away and glazed (except for No 3). No 2 has doorway with columned
shafts, and frieze with diamond and quatrefoil panels over; trellised porch.
No 3 has 4-centred stone doorway. No 4 has C18 doorway in moulded frame with
pediment over it. Inside, in front range, C15 or earlier king-post roof;
wattle and daub infilling. Part of a wall painting uncovered in No 3 in space
between collar beam and tie beam in 2nd room from north on first floor; roundels
in red earth on white background.
Listing NGR: SU8600604687
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