© Mr Robin Earl LRPS
OUR LADY OF SION CONVENT, CRESCENT ROAD (east side)
WORTHING, WORTHING, WEST SUSSEX
Mr Robin Earl LRPS
28 January 2001
21 May 1976
Date of last amendment:
10 January 1977
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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
shall be amended to read:
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.