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Latitude: 50.8546 / 50°51'16"N
Longitude: -0.5545 / 0°33'16"W
OS Eastings: 501841
OS Northings: 107120
OS Grid: TQ018071
Mapcode National: GBR FJ6.BMG
Mapcode Global: FRA 96QV.3SS
Entry Name: 53, High Street
Listing Date: 7 October 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1027945
English Heritage Legacy ID: 297181
Location: Arundel, Arun, West Sussex, BN18
County: West Sussex
Civil Parish: Arundel
Built-Up Area: Arundel
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex
Church of England Parish: Arundel St Nicholas with Tortington
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
5401 HIGH STREET
TQ 0107 1/156
1899-1900. Architects Wheeler and Lodge of Horsham and London. Newspaper office.
Ashlar ground floor. Brick 1st floor. Applied timber and pebbledash 2nd floor.
Pitched tile roof. 6 hexagonal red brick chimneys linked by an elaborate cornice.
3 storeys and attics. Groundfloor glazed with moulded wooden mullions with grotesque
label stops, moulded wooden segment-arched transoms, and lead glazing bars. 2
12-panelled doors, central one with upper 6 panels glazed, both with dentilled
cornices and brass art nouveau handles . Projecting ashlar cornice with strapwork
cartouche, giving date of establishment (1853).
1st floor has 2 oblong bays with mullion and transom windows, casements with
lead glazing bars, and a dentilled cornice.
2nd floor jettied on elaborate consoles (diamond facets, strapwork, triglyphs
and mutules all featured). Close-spaced studs, with elaborate terms at either
end, carrying 2 more consoles, identical to the others. 3 projecting bays, central
one segmental, flanking 2 canted, and taken on consoles, all with lead glazing
bars and dentilled cornices.
Attic storey jettied; embattled bressummer. Close studded, with central term,
strapwork bargeboard and baluster finial.
On ground floor is remarkable late C19 office interior. Front and back walls
glazed, site walls covered in glazed tiles. High desks with embattled parapets
all round, and elaborate brass racks and desks for keeping ledgers.
Nos 51 to 67 (odd) form a group.
Listing NGR: TQ0181907137
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