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Chapmans

A Grade II Listed Building in Worthing, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8181 / 50°49'5"N

Longitude: -0.3756 / 0°22'32"W

OS Eastings: 514527

OS Northings: 103318

OS Grid: TQ145033

Mapcode National: GBR HMH.MVL

Mapcode Global: FRA B63X.TSC

Entry Name: Chapmans

Listing Date: 1 September 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468833

Location: Worthing, West Sussex, BN11

County: West Sussex

District: Worthing

Town: Worthing

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Worthing

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Worthing St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

WORTHING
TQ 1403 RAILWAY APPROACH
(east side)
753/17/10026 Chapmans

II

Includes: Chapmans, OXFORD ROAD
Alternatively known as: Central Hotel, RAILWAY APPROACH.
Hotel and public house. c1900 with some late C20 alterations and extensions to rear. Vernacular Revival style of red brick in English bond with timber-framed gables with plastered infi1l and tiled roof with tall brick chimneystacks.
EXTERIOR: the principal feature is a 3-storey octagonal corner turret with ogee-shaped tiled dome with finial. Arched doorcase below into Public Bar. Remainder of2 storeys and attics. Elevation to Station Approach has 4 gables, one projecting, with two single and two double doors and frosted glass to all windows on ground floor. Elevation to Oxford Road has one gable with timber-framing, 6-light window to second floor, 4-light window to first floor and 2 half-glazed doors and 2 windows all with cambered headed windows with stained glass fanlights with leaf decoration and frosted glass windows. Late C20 conservatory to rear.
INTERIOR: public bar retains lincrusta ceiling, 2 Tuscan columns painted to represent marble, mahogany dado panelling, wooden partition with engraved glass panels, large wooden clock, tiled fireplace, bar fitment with round-headed arches and original counter with floor tiling in front of it. Staircase hall has well staircase with widely spaced balusters.


Listing NGR: TQ1452703318

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