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Stansted House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stoughton, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8873 / 50°53'14"N

Longitude: -0.9191 / 0°55'8"W

OS Eastings: 476130

OS Northings: 110316

OS Grid: SU761103

Mapcode National: GBR CDP.8GT

Mapcode Global: FRA 86YR.KRY

Entry Name: Stansted House

Listing Date: 5 June 1958

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301294

Location: Stoughton, Chichester, West Sussex, PO9

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Stoughton

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Octagon

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

SU 71 SE
6/294 Stansted House
- II*

The first house on this site was built by William Talman for the Earl of
Scarborough in 1686. This was replaced in 1786 by a house by James Wyatt
and Bonomi. The latter was burned down in 1900 except for the service wing
and stables (see next entry). The present house was erected in 1903 by
A C Blomfield in the style of Wren. Nearly square in shape. 2 storeys and
attics. The west or entrance front has 9 windows. Red brick with Portland
stone quoins, stringcourse, modillion cornice and balustraded parapet. The
centre portion of 3 windows projects with a pediment over containing a cir-
cular window and stone swags round it. Glazing bars intact. Stone archi-
traves over ground floor windows. Stone portico up 7 steps consisting of
6 Ionic columns suppdrting a balustrade. Hexagonal turret in the centre
of the roof. The south side has 6 windows and no projection. Pediment over
the 4 centre ground floor windows.

Listing NGR: SU7613010316

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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