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Black Fox Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Southbourne, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8438 / 50°50'37"N

Longitude: -0.9128 / 0°54'45"W

OS Eastings: 476644

OS Northings: 105487

OS Grid: SU766054

Mapcode National: GBR CF8.415

Mapcode Global: FRA 86ZV.VM2

Entry Name: Black Fox Cottage

Listing Date: 11 April 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1221939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413897

Location: Southbourne, Chichester, West Sussex, PO10

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Southbourne

Built-Up Area: Emsworth

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Southbourne St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


27/10009 Black Fox Cottage


House. Circa mid C18, refenestrated and extended at rear in circa early C19; altered in mid C20. Rendered brick. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends and brick dentil eaves course; hipped roofs at rear. Rendered gable-end stacks. PLAN: Originally a 2-room plan house, each room heated from gable-end fireplace and with central entrance; there were possibly small service rooms at the rear, but these would have been replaced in circa early C 19 by the large extension to form the present double-depth plan house. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Synnnetrical2-window east front with large 16-pane early C19 sashes in exposed cases. Central doorway with pilastered doorcase with dentilled cornice and fielded 6-panel door; the doorway is now redundant and blocked on the inside. Left [south] return has 2-light casements with glazing bars and fielded 6-panel door to left. Right [north] return has C20 outshut. Rear [west] has various casements and 12-pane sash on first floor to left. INTERIOR: The partitions and possibly a staircase have been removed from between the two front rooms. The left room [parlour] has dado panelling, fireplace with moulded shelf to chimneypiece, panel above and china cupboard to right with shaped shelves. The left room has large rebuilt brick fireplace. Front south chamber has C18 wooden chimneypiece with moulded architrave and dentilled cornice. Some C18 panelled doors survive, but most are C20 facsimiles with brass drop handles. C 18 roof over main front range has staggered tenoned purlins; C 19 roof over rear extension.

Listing NGR: SU7664405487

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

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