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Our Lady of Sion Convent

A Grade II Listed Building in Worthing, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8131 / 50°48'47"N

Longitude: -0.377 / 0°22'37"W

OS Eastings: 514435

OS Northings: 102760

OS Grid: TQ144027

Mapcode National: GBR HMH.TS5

Mapcode Global: FRA B63Y.6YJ

Plus Code: 9C2XRJ7F+65

Entry Name: Our Lady of Sion Convent

Listing Date: 21 May 1976

Last Amended: 10 January 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263360

English Heritage Legacy ID: 302250

Location: Central, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11

County: West Sussex

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Worthing

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Worthing Holy Trinity with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

1/105 (East Side)

In the entries for:

TQ 1402 NW 1/l051 Oar Lady of Sion Convent
TQ 1402 NW 1/1061 Wall of Our Lady of Sion Convent, extending from south-east corner
of building, along Crescent Road
(East Side)

shall be amended to read:

(West Side)


(East Side)
Our Lady of Sion Convent
TQ 1402 NW 1/105
Built as one composition with the abutting church, which is attributed to H Clutton
and dates from 1864. 2 storeys. Plum-red brick with 2 pairs of bands of dark brick.
East range, extending south along street from ritual west end of church, has 5 sash
windows, semi-circular staircase projection, and 2 further sash windows south of
this. There is a cross-range at the south end, the east front of which projects
towards the street and has a round-arch opening (of banded brick with faintly pointed
drip-mould above), giving access to internal porch with geometric tile decoration.
Left of the porch is a partly external chimney corbelled out over a narrow buttress.
Red tile roofs, over brick eaves nogging, which is also applied to the gable end.
Further ranges of the convent extend towards Our Lady of Sion School, which adjoins
to the west.

Our Lady of Sion Convent, and wll extending south form a group with St Mary's
Roman Catholic Church, Richmond Road and No 39 Richmond Road.

Listing NGR: TQ1443502760

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

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