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Blackdown House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lurgashall, West Sussex

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Latitude: 51.0495 / 51°2'58"N

Longitude: -0.6927 / 0°41'33"W

OS Eastings: 491731

OS Northings: 128603

OS Grid: SU917286

Mapcode National: GBR DDC.5PL

Mapcode Global: FRA 96FB.XLB

Entry Name: Blackdown House

Listing Date: 18 June 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301998

Location: Lurgashall, Chichester, West Sussex, GU27

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Lurgashall

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Lodsworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/05/2012

SU 92 NW

Blackdown House


Large house. C17, restored and enlarged in the C19. Over the doorway are the
date 1640 and the initials "W. Y." of the Yaldwyn family. The south front is E-
shaped. The outer wings were probably added in the C19. Tiled roof. Casement
windows with stone mullions and transoms. The wings are gabled with bay windows
on ground floor. Central gabled projection forming a porch on ground floor. Door-
way in this with four-centred arch in square frame with dripmould over. Nail-
studded door with fine lock and bar-holes. The interior has a fine staircase,
contemporary fireplaces, panelling and in the room known as Oliver Cromwell's room,
a panelled overmantel with the date 1646 and the initials "W. Y." Fire-back dated
1616 and the initials "W. Y."

Listing NGR: SU9173128603

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

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