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White Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Bognor Regis, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.7811 / 50°46'51"N

Longitude: -0.6819 / 0°40'54"W

OS Eastings: 493023

OS Northings: 98774

OS Grid: SZ930987

Mapcode National: GBR FJT.VVS

Mapcode Global: FRA 97G0.VKC

Entry Name: White Tower

Listing Date: 21 September 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221489

English Heritage Legacy ID: 297661

Location: Bognor Regis, Arun, West Sussex, PO21

County: West Sussex

Civil Parish: Bognor Regis

Built-Up Area: Bognor Regis

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Bognor St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

the following building shall be added to the list;

SZ 9398 NW
7/10000 Number 16 (White Tower)
House. 1898 by Architect John Cyril Hawes as a seaside house for
himself and his brothers. It was built in the form of a tower to
overlook the original Rock Gardens and for a sea view. Stuccoed with
incised lines to imitate masonry and tiled roof. Tower of 4 storeys,
battered to base with 1 triple casement window with leaded lights to
each floor. Set back to right hand corner is a narrow staircase tower
with gabled tiled roof and slit windows with leaded lights. Doorcase
has flat wooden hood supported by 2 grotesque brackets. 2 storey range
to rear providing kitchen on ground floor and sitting room on first
floor with casement windows. Contemporary wood and glazed lean-to
conservatory on left hand side. Interior contains hall with dado
panelling and round-headed arches and built in wooden cupboards to
sitting room. Dog leg staircase which becomes progressively narrower
as it reaches the top. Series of 2 panelled doors and built in sliding

Listing NGR: SZ9302398774

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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