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53, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Arundel, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8546 / 50°51'16"N

Longitude: -0.5545 / 0°33'16"W

OS Eastings: 501841

OS Northings: 107120

OS Grid: TQ018071

Mapcode National: GBR FJ6.BMG

Mapcode Global: FRA 96QV.3SS

Entry Name: 53, High Street

Listing Date: 7 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1027945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297181

Location: Arundel, Arun, West Sussex, BN18

County: West Sussex

District: Arun

Civil Parish: Arundel

Built-Up Area: Arundel

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Arundel St Nicholas with Tortington

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 53
TQ 0107 1/156


1899-1900. Architects Wheeler and Lodge of Horsham and London. Newspaper office.
Ashlar ground floor. Brick 1st floor. Applied timber and pebbledash 2nd floor.
Pitched tile roof. 6 hexagonal red brick chimneys linked by an elaborate cornice.
3 storeys and attics. Groundfloor glazed with moulded wooden mullions with grotesque
label stops, moulded wooden segment-arched transoms, and lead glazing bars. 2
12-panelled doors, central one with upper 6 panels glazed, both with dentilled
cornices and brass art nouveau handles . Projecting ashlar cornice with strapwork
cartouche, giving date of establishment (1853).
1st floor has 2 oblong bays with mullion and transom windows, casements with
lead glazing bars, and a dentilled cornice.
2nd floor jettied on elaborate consoles (diamond facets, strapwork, triglyphs
and mutules all featured). Close-spaced studs, with elaborate terms at either
end, carrying 2 more consoles, identical to the others. 3 projecting bays, central
one segmental, flanking 2 canted, and taken on consoles, all with lead glazing
bars and dentilled cornices.
Attic storey jettied; embattled bressummer. Close studded, with central term,
strapwork bargeboard and baluster finial.
On ground floor is remarkable late C19 office interior. Front and back walls
glazed, site walls covered in glazed tiles. High desks with embattled parapets
all round, and elaborate brass racks and desks for keeping ledgers.

Nos 51 to 67 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ0181907137

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