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Name:Archbishop's Palace and Dovecote - Becket's Palace, Worthing
HER Ref:MWS294
Type of record:Monument

Designations

  • Listed Building (I) 433051: THE OLD PALACE
  • Listed Building (II*) 433052: DOVECOTE TO SOUTH OF THE OLD PALACE

Summary

'The Old Place', West Tarring, traditionally associated with Thomas a Becket. A minor house with dovecote belonging to the Archbishops of Canterbury. It is now a parish hall and infants' school.


Grid Reference:TQ 1327 0401
Parish:Worthing, Worthing, West Sussex
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Monument Types

  • DOVECOTE (Built, Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (between))
  • PALACE (Built, Medieval - 1200 AD to 1299 AD (between))

Sources

<1>Bibliographic reference: Packham AB. 1923. Sussex Arch Colls. 64:140-179 plans ills.
<2>Bibliographic reference: Gerard E. 1960. Sussex N & Q. 15:5:169-70.
<3>Bibliographic reference: 1947. MHLG. 14.
<4>Index: Ordnance Survey. 1954 - 1971. Ordnance Survey Record Card – TQ10SW2.
<5>Unpublished document: A.F. Hughes. 1987. The Archbishop's Palace WestTarring - A short History (leaflet).

Associated Events - none recorded

Associated Monuments - none recorded

Associated Finds - none recorded