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Description: Church of the Assumption
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223521
OS Grid Reference: TF9048433674
OS Grid Coordinates: 590484, 333674
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8668, 0.8285
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TF 93 SW BARSHAM WEST BARSHAM
Church of the
Parish church. Flint walls with stone dressings and red pantiled roof. C11 or C12
nave, C20 south porch, and early C14 chancel. C11 or C12 splayed round windows in
nave north wall and over the chancel arch a triangular headed door; the existing
chancel is perhaps an extension of an C11 or C12 sanctuary tower. Norman north door
and nave south window; Norman south door framed by C13 early English arched surround
with shafts, shaft-rings, leaf capitals keel roll and zigzag mouldings. Nave of
2 bays with one curvilinear north and south window and "Y" tracery west window.
Chancel with "Y" tracery south window and 3-light intersected tracery east window.
Interior restored c1938, including new chancel arch and chancel roof; C19 tie beam
roof to nave. C18 font on stem. Nave and chancel benches 1954 by Margaret Tarrent.
East window Ward and Hughes 1893.
Listing NGR: TF9048433674
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Source: English Heritage
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