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Swan House

A Grade II Listed Building in Petworth, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9862 / 50°59'10"N

Longitude: -0.6107 / 0°36'38"W

OS Eastings: 497610

OS Northings: 121668

OS Grid: SU976216

Mapcode National: GBR FGL.2DM

Mapcode Global: FRA 96LH.ZTX

Entry Name: Swan House

Listing Date: 24 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235168

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425747

Location: Petworth, Chichester, West Sussex, GU28

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Petworth

Built-Up Area: Petworth

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Petworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


SU 97 21 PETWORTH SADDLERS ROW
29/410A (north side)

Swan House

GV II

Formerly Swan Hotel, now shops and flats. C1900, altered. Red brick to
ground floor, upper floors tile-hung with decorative bands of cusped tiles;
rubblestone with brick dressings to rear. Plain tile roofs. L-shaped plan on
corner site of 2½ storeys with 5-bay elevation to Saddlers Row, elevation of 4
bays plus former 1st floor ballroom to Market Place. Plinth; jettied 1st
floor; later C20 shop doors and windows on ground floor in keeping; some
windows with round-arched lights to Saddlers Row elevation, windows mostly
otherwise each have a plate-glass lower sash and a small-paned upper sash;
broad ribbed and corniced brick stacks; crested ridge tiles. Saddlers Row
elevation has central entrance in gabled porch; bays 1, 3 and 5 project and
are gabled with 1st-floor bay windows (bracketed to bays 1 and 3) under pent
roofs; bays 2 and 4 have oriel windows to top storey. Market Place elevation:
ground-floor outshut to bay 4; on 1st floor, small-paned bow window to bay 1,
other windows with eared architraves; on upper floor, gableted windows to bays
1 and 3 alternate with oriel windows to bays 2 and 4. On right,steps up to
firs-floor former ballroom which has small-paned shop door window, and hipped
roof. Courtyard elevations. Steps up to half-glazed small-paned door of
former ballroom with a large tripartite small-paned sash window to right.
Main range has 1st-floor jettying, pent-roofed windows, round-arched and
segmental-arched windows and gableted windows to upper floor.


Listing NGR: SU9761021668

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

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