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1-4, Vicar's Close

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chichester, West Sussex

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 300212

Location: Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Chichester

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Chichester Cathedral

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

SU 8604 NW 4/272
972

VICAR'S CLOSE,
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)

5.7.50.

II*

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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