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Description: Church of St Winfred
Date Listed: 29 May 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 140870
OS Grid Reference: SU2734126746
OS Grid Coordinates: 427341, 126746
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0394, -1.6114
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EAST DEAN EAST DEAN
SU 22 NE
3/63 Church of St Winfred
(formerly listed as
29.5.57 Church of St Mary)
Parish Church. C12/13 nave and chancel, much repaired C18. Rendered rubble stone
and flint, stone dressings of dark and light limestone, old plain tile roof, Small
chancel, and nave with S porch and W bellcote. E end of chancel has C13 pointed and
rebated lancet. N side has reset C12 roundheaded lancet, and S side has C18 timber
2-light leaded casement. E nave gable rebuilt in flint above stone offset. S side
has at E 3-light, in centre 2-light and W of centre single light C18 timber, leaded
casement with each side full height brick panel bounded by header pilasters. In
centre C18 gabled brick porch with 4-Panel door and to W of centre similar brick panel
with brick buttress near W. In W end C18 timber 3-light leaded casement and in
gable rebuilt in brick round window with radiating leaded lights. On roof small
square section bellcote, prob C17 with 3 trefoiled bell openings on each side and
hipped roof. Inside chancel splayed rear arch to E window, C20 splayed rear arch
to N window. Plastered arched brace roof, C18, with tall ashlar pieces, moulded
wallplates and at each end cambered tiebeams. C19 chamfered segmental head chancel
arch. Nave has timber lintels to windows. To S of chancel arch top of blocked
C13 pointed arch, high set, possible reredos over altar, and on S wall traces of
wallpainting below remains, badly hacked, of piscina and bowl. N doorway of heavy
timber carved into arch and C17 planked with strap hinges. Queenpost roof, C18,
plastered except for tiebeam and posts. At W small gallery of C17 and C18 on
posts against walls and 2 central posts, on these Cl7 lamp-holders containing
cannon balls. Above panelling and to rear of gallery on W wall C17 panelling.
Bellcote over contains bell said to be medieval. Monuments on S in centre 1831
to Henry Newman; on N to W 1804 to William Newman, 1808 to Ally Radcliffe,
1834 to Elizabeth Newman. By door C18 front of small octagonal bowl with
traceried sides on octagonal stem.
Listing NGR: SU2704526716
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Source: English Heritage
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