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The Racton Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Stoughton, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8795 / 50°52'46"N

Longitude: -0.8976 / 0°53'51"W

OS Eastings: 477653

OS Northings: 109470

OS Grid: SU776094

Mapcode National: GBR CDQ.V6G

Mapcode Global: FRA 960S.259

Plus Code: 9C2XV4H2+RX

Entry Name: The Racton Monument

Listing Date: 5 June 1958

Last Amended: 28 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301292

Also known as: Racton Ruin

ID on this website: 101026188

Location: Racton, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

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

Tagged with: Folly

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SU 70 NE
11/308 The Racton Monunent
(Formerly listed as Racton
5.6.58 Folly)

- II

A folly or landmark, now in ruins, which was built by Lord Halifax between
1766 and 1775 Architect Theodosius Kelne. Built of red brick, originally
faced with flints, most of which has disappeared. Triangular base with a
small round turret at each angle, originally taller than now. Tall central
circular tower of four storeys.

Listing NGR: SU7765309470

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