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Latitude: 50.7233 / 50°43'23"N
Longitude: -0.7891 / 0°47'20"W
OS Eastings: 485567
OS Northings: 92220
OS Grid: SZ855922
Mapcode National: GBR DJ3.K9S
Mapcode Global: FRA 9775.GD7
Entry Name: The Bill House
Listing Date: 28 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1026265
English Heritage Legacy ID: 301066
Location: Selsey, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20
County: West Sussex
Civil Parish: Selsey
Built-Up Area: Selsey
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex
Church of England Parish: Selsey St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
SELSEY GRAFTON ROAD
SZ 89 SE
23/7 The Bill House
House. 1907 by M H Baillie Scott in an Arts and Crafts vernacular revival style
L-plan with service wing to north and main wing to south. Pebble-dashed and
painted with exposed stone dressings, some stone and flint chequer work and exposed
timber-framing to tower gallery. Graded slate roofs. ENTRANCE FRONT 1 1/2
2 storeys with projecting wings to left and right and in centre, with the roof
sweeping down between to form buttresses catslide and further projecting half-
hipped wing to extreme right. Diamond stone and flint chequer in central gable.
Various mullion and mullion and transom stone windows with iron casements.
Central low round-arched doorway with recessed boarded and ribbed door. SEA
FRONT: 1 storey and attic. Almost symmetrical with low gabled cross-wing
projections towards each end of block, that to left glazed with mullion and
transom multi-light window flanked by similar window to right and that to right
with 5-light mullion window on ground floor and 3-light window in gable above.
Triple arched centre glazed with French casements, and brick and flint chequer
above with four-light window to right. SERVICE WING COURT SIDE. Central yard
entrance with two 2-light mullion windows to right and various one and two-light
windows to left with pair of cart-doors and smaller door beyond. Tower to left
with timber-framed gallery arch on brackets and pyramidal bellcast roof with
weathervane. EXTERIOR SIDE. Gable to left projecting the east end of the main
block. Central flat-headed dormer with 2 semi-dormers to left and gabled dormer
to right. Deep catslide to right of courtyard entrance. INTERIOR: Chalk-
vaulted loggia with groin-vaults. Framing displayed at end of living-hall,
which also contains very large tiled inglenook with wood surround to opening.
Some Arts and Crafts style plasterwork of leaves and grapes survives.
Listing NGR: SZ8556792220
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