Description: The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
Date Listed: 20 August 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 292942
OS Grid Reference: TQ4564709267
OS Grid Coordinates: 545647, 109267
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8646, 0.0683
Explore more of the area around Glynde, East Sussex at Explore Britain.
The Parish Church of
St Mary the Virgin
TQ 4509 31/526 20.8.65
Church of England. Built by John Morris of Lewes to the design of Sir Thomas
Robinson in 1763-5 for Dr Richard Trevor of Glynde Place who was Bishop of
Durham from 1752-1771. The north, south and east walls are of cobbles on
a ashlar base. The west or entrance front is faced with knapped flints on
an ashlar base with ashlar quoins and pediment set in a wooden surround with
modillions. Stone cartouche of the arms of Dr Richard Trevor in the tympanum
of the pediment. Above is an ashlar cupola containing a bell. Large ashlar
porch with pediment containing a round-headed doorway with semi-circular fanlight
and large double doors. The interior retains its contemporary fittings such
as box-pews and screen. But the gallery was inserted in 1841 and the chancel
repaired in 1894. The east window was designed by William Peckitt.
Listing NGR: TQ4564709267
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.