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Lancing College, Great School

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lancing, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8466 / 50°50'47"N

Longitude: -0.3044 / 0°18'16"W

OS Eastings: 519463

OS Northings: 106605

OS Grid: TQ194066

Mapcode National: GBR HM6.V5J

Mapcode Global: FRA B67V.R7G

Entry Name: Lancing College, Great School

Listing Date: 2 December 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1353753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297365

Location: Lancing, Adur, West Sussex, BN15

County: West Sussex

District: Adur

Civil Parish: Lancing

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lancing St James the Less

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 10 NE
SP/167 Lancing College,
Great School

School hall and classroom blocks. 1877-1881 by R H Carpenter in Gothic style. Built
of knapped flint with Sussex sandstone dressings and tiled roofs. Central large hall
with clerestorey and gabled roof flanked by classroom blocks having 5 gables to each
side, 2 storeys to east and 1 storey to west. East elevation 1st floor has 10 windows
with paired trefoliated heads and quatrefoil motif in interstices with oculus between
each pair of windows. Sandstone coping and saddiestones, band above windows and diamond-
shaped decorative friezes near apex of gables. Ground floor has pointed arched openings
to arcade. Behind are paired windows with Caernarvon arches and plank doors. West
elevation has 10 windows with paired trefoliated heads and quatrefoil motif in interstice
with oculus between each pair of windows and similar sandstone dressings. Each side has
4 massive 2 tier clerestorey windows with trefoliated heads, quatrefoil motifs and
buttresses under decorated half-hipped gables with iron finials. Cresting to roof
ridge. Interior of Great Hall has boarded oak roof with structure of crown post type,
panelled walls and end gallery.

Listing NGR: TQ1975806183

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