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The Countess of Derby's Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Boxgrove, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8608 / 50°51'38"N

Longitude: -0.7132 / 0°42'47"W

OS Eastings: 490661

OS Northings: 107601

OS Grid: SU906076

Mapcode National: GBR DGH.SM1

Mapcode Global: FRA 96DT.MYV

Entry Name: The Countess of Derby's Almshouses

Listing Date: 10 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 300712

Location: Boxgrove, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Boxgrove

Built-Up Area: Tangmere

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Boxgrove

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

SU 90 NW (west side)

14/67 The Countess of Derby's
10.5.73 Almshouses

- II

Founded in 1741 by the dowager Countess of Derby, daughter and heiress of
Sir William Morley of Halnaker House. Three sides of a courtyard. Two
storeys. Ten windows facing east, six windows facing north and five windows
facing south. Red brick and grey headers. Tiled roof. Casement windows.
The central or west side has a raised centre piece, faced with Roman cement
and four large sash windows with glazing bars. In the centre is an inscrip-
tion recording the founding of the Almshouses with a cartouche over it.
Modern ground floor portion built out in front of this with gabled porch.

Listing NGR: SU9066107601

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

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