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The Royal West Sussex Hospital

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chichester, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8443 / 50°50'39"N

Longitude: -0.7802 / 0°46'48"W

OS Eastings: 485979

OS Northings: 105681

OS Grid: SU859056

Mapcode National: GBR DGL.TW0

Mapcode Global: FRA 967V.ZVN

Entry Name: The Royal West Sussex Hospital

Listing Date: 8 October 1971

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 299805

Location: Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Chichester

Built-Up Area: Chichester

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Chichester St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

(West Side)
The Royal West Sussex Hospital
SU 8505 11/440


1825. G Draper, architect. 3 storeys and basement. 19 windows. Stuccoed.
The ground floor rusticated. This is a very fine building. Originally it
had only 2 storeys and 15 windows. The centre portion of 3 windows pro-
jects slightly with Doric pilasters and pediment, above and garlands in
frieze of entablature. The original ends of the building also project
slightly with a pair of similar pilasters each. Beyond them additions of
2 windows each were put on at the end of the C19. At the same time the
mansarded slate roof with the 3rd storey was added. The dormer windows
have rectangular pediments over them. Stringcourses above ground floor.
Cornice and parapet to original roof. Round-headed doorway up 6 steps
with round-headed windows on either side on ground floor. Imitation
balustrading below the 1st floor windows in the centre projecting portion.
All the other windows ordinary sash windows. The wisteria tree on the
facade was planted by the 1st Matron between 1825 and 1828.

Listing NGR: SU8597905681

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

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