Description: Church of St Francis
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 288303
OS Grid Reference: SU9820947496
OS Grid Coordinates: 498209, 147496
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2182, -0.5952
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SU 94 NE ARTINGTON C.P. LITTLETON LANE
3/46 Church of St Francis
Church. Dated 1843 in gable apex. Coursed sandstone with grey brick
dressings, irregular heathstone tower with stone dressings, some galletting
around south door. Plain tiled roof, some patterned, with wood framed
and shingled dormer and spire. Nave with pentice roof to south, south
porch and short square tower to south east. Angle buttresses to tower
with roundel on south side. Lancet windows under label mouldings, two on
south side and one three-light, leaded and bargeboarded casement dormer
above. Three-light east window with cusped tracery and large four light
mullioned and transomed west window under label moulding. Gabled south
porch with Tudor-style arched entrance.
Interior: Nave and chancel with lobby to west end. Three bays to lobby
with panelled screen under half-wheel glazing to roof, dividing it from
nave. Three bay nave with stone depressed chancel arch. C20 fittings.
Small Pieta carving, possibly cls Flemish. Former school, converted to
church. Included for group value with Long Meadow.
PEVSNER: Buildings of England, Surrey (1971) p 351.
Listing NGR: SU9820947496
Source: English Heritage
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