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Latitude: 50.8181 / 50°49'5"N
Longitude: -0.3756 / 0°22'32"W
OS Eastings: 514527
OS Northings: 103318
OS Grid: TQ145033
Mapcode National: GBR HMH.MVL
Mapcode Global: FRA B63X.TSC
Entry Name: Chapmans
Listing Date: 1 September 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072600
English Heritage Legacy ID: 468833
Location: Worthing, West Sussex, BN11
County: West Sussex
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Worthing
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex
Church of England Parish: Worthing St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
TQ 1403 RAILWAY APPROACH
Includes: Chapmans, OXFORD ROAD
Alternatively known as: Central Hotel, RAILWAY APPROACH.
Hotel and public house. c1900 with some late C20 alterations and extensions to rear. Vernacular Revival style of red brick in English bond with timber-framed gables with plastered infi1l and tiled roof with tall brick chimneystacks.
EXTERIOR: the principal feature is a 3-storey octagonal corner turret with ogee-shaped tiled dome with finial. Arched doorcase below into Public Bar. Remainder of2 storeys and attics. Elevation to Station Approach has 4 gables, one projecting, with two single and two double doors and frosted glass to all windows on ground floor. Elevation to Oxford Road has one gable with timber-framing, 6-light window to second floor, 4-light window to first floor and 2 half-glazed doors and 2 windows all with cambered headed windows with stained glass fanlights with leaf decoration and frosted glass windows. Late C20 conservatory to rear.
INTERIOR: public bar retains lincrusta ceiling, 2 Tuscan columns painted to represent marble, mahogany dado panelling, wooden partition with engraved glass panels, large wooden clock, tiled fireplace, bar fitment with round-headed arches and original counter with floor tiling in front of it. Staircase hall has well staircase with widely spaced balusters.
Listing NGR: TQ1452703318
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