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Sompting Abbots

A Grade II Listed Building in Sompting, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8395 / 50°50'22"N

Longitude: -0.3499 / 0°20'59"W

OS Eastings: 516282

OS Northings: 105743

OS Grid: TQ162057

Mapcode National: GBR HMB.8CH

Mapcode Global: FRA B64W.CHY

Entry Name: Sompting Abbots

Listing Date: 27 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297336

Location: Sompting, Adur, West Sussex, BN15

County: West Sussex

District: Adur

Civil Parish: Sompting

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Sompting St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

TQ 10 NE
Sompting Abbots

Now a boys' school. Built in 1856. Architect P C Hardwick. Tudor style. L-shaped
building. Two storeys and attic. Six windows and two dormers in the main block.
Faced with flints with stone dressings and quoins and some portions of red brick.
Very steep slate roof. Casement windows with stone mullions and transoms.

The south front of the main block has a non-central bay of red brick containing a
window of 3 central lights and 2 flanking lights. Gable to the east of this and
2 spiky steep dormers to the west. Bartizan of 5 lights on the first floor of the
south west angle. Service wing of lower height forming an L to the north east. This
has 2 windows and an octagonal turret higher than the wing itself.

The entrance front has a large square tower of red brick and five storeys projecting
beyond the front. Round-turret projecting from this from the second floor upwards.
Steep roof crowned by an ornamental octagonal iron railing. Elaborate red brick and
stone doorway with side lights and castellated parapet to the west of the tower.

Listing NGR: TQ1628205743

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