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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1027881
English Heritage Legacy ID: 297336
Location: Sompting, Adur, West Sussex, BN15
County: West Sussex
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
SOMPTING CHURCH LANE
TQ 10 NE
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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