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Church of St Michael, Lewes

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 293011

OS Grid Reference: TQ4127310994
OS Grid Coordinates: 541273, 110994
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8812, 0.0069

Location: Church Lane, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2JA

Locality: Lewes
Local Authority: Lewes District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN7 2JA

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Listing Text

3/504 (north side)
Church of St Michael


Church. C13, C14, rebuilt 1626-28, the foundation stone being laid by John
Evelyn, the future diarist and arboriculturalist. Restored 1874. Flint with
stone quoins and dressings, plain tiled roofs. Low two-stage west tower with
west window, probably early C14 curvilinear. Pyramidal roof with weathervane.
Nave of 4 bays with single bay chancel, all windows cusped lancets of 1874.
South porch, gabled, with moulded with round arch with key- and impost-blocks
and hoodmould over. Datestone over, marked 1628. North vestry. Interior:
Tower-arch with responds of late C13 or C14. Low octagonal vault.

Listing NGR: TQ4127310994

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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