© Mr Robin Earl LRPS
GORING HALL, ILEX WAY
WORTHING, WORTHING, WEST SUSSEX
Mr Robin Earl LRPS
07 January 2001
17 February 1988
Date of last amendment:
17 February 1988
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WORTHING ILEX WAY
TQ 10 SW
24/228 Goring Hall
School, formerly house, c1889 in Queen Anne style, a replica of the earlier house
on the site by Charles Barry which was burnt down and identical except that the
earlier house was rendered. Built in red brick in Flemish bond. Entrance front
of 2 storeys 7 windows. Panelled parapet and cement band. 12 pane sashes with
rubbed brick voussoirs and cornices above and wooden jalousies. Closed in porch
with round-headed arch with 8 double panelled door with iron fanlight. Garden
front has 7 windows, including 3 in central curved bow through both storeys.
2 modern attic windows inserted on left hand side. C20 1 storey brick and cement
classroom to left hand side replacing greenhouse. Entrance hall has an elaborate
wooden fireplace dated 1889 with the initial L and a tiled surround. 6 panelled
doors. Dado panelling with Gothic designs and Jacobean style well staircase.
Round-headed staircase window with shield of Bowes-Lyon family and motto "IN TE
DOMINE SPERAVI". Lounge has wooden fireplace of early C18 design with the
inscription: "HAE AEDES AEDIFICATAE AD 1840 INCENDIO DIRUTAE MON AUG 1888.
RESTITUTAE ET EMENDATAE AD 1888-89. Iron fireback with gladiator designs. Dining
Room has Jacobean type ceiling with central plasterwork design and wooden Jacobean-
style fireplace with tiled surround and iron fireback. The house was built for
the Lyon family. Originally it had a tower which has since been demolished.