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A Grade II* Listed Building in Westhampnett, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8832 / 50°52'59"N

Longitude: -0.7292 / 0°43'45"W

OS Eastings: 489493

OS Northings: 110070

OS Grid: SU894100

Mapcode National: GBR DG8.GH5

Mapcode Global: FRA 96CR.V1T

Entry Name: Molecomb

Listing Date: 5 June 1958

Last Amended: 28 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301220

Location: Westhampnett, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Westhampnett

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: East Dean, Singleton and West Dean

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

SU 81 SE
8/202 Molecomb (Previously listed
as Molecomb, Goodwood Park).
- II*

The Dower house of Goodwood Park. Described by Lady Sarah Lennox, daughter
of the second Duke of Richmond, as having been designed in 1777 by her
brother, the third Duke, but otherwise designed by James Wyatt. Two storeys.
Faced with flints. Slate roof. The North or entrance front has 9 windows.
The 3 centre window bays project and have a stringcourse. The end window
bays are of lower elevation and are surmounted by pediments. The window
dressings and quoins are of red brick. Glazing bars intact. Corinthian
porch with wide round-headed doorway beneath it containing a round-headed
tympanum and double doors of 6 panels. On the south or garden side the
facade forms a centre and 2 wings. The centre has 2 storeys and 5 windows
with an eaves cornice of white brick. It is flanked by single storey
portions or corridors of 4 Ionic columns each, which have since been filled
in and now contain 2 windows and one doorway on each side. Behind these
portions rises the back elevation of the house which is still of 2 storeys.
On the outer sides are 2 pavillion of one storey only but of higher eleva-
tion than the corridors and with pediments over. Glazing bars intact.

Listing NGR: SU8949310070

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

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