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All Saint's Community Centre, Lewes

Description: All Saint's Community Centre

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 293101

OS Grid Reference: TQ4175810024
OS Grid Coordinates: 541758, 110024
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8723, 0.0134

Location: B2193, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2LF

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

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Listing Text

10/119 (north side)

25.2.52 All Saint's Community Centre
(formerly listed as All Saints'

Parish church, now community centre. Early C16 tower with nave of 1806 by
Amon Wilds and chancel and transepts of 1883 by W. Basset Smith and E.J. Munt
in an C13 lancet style with transepts of Decorated style. Tower and east
end of flint with stone dressings, nave of red brick with stone quoins and
brick window dressings. Plain tiled roofs with gable crosses on gables to
east. West tower, nave without aisles and crossing with transepts, chancel
and vestries. Very low three-stage tower with diagonal buttresses and
projecting coped parapet. Simple double belfry openings with arched heads
to lights and square-headed surrounds. Single square-headed openings
on second stage. Wide moulded three-centred arch below on west face with
double ribbed and studded doors. Six-bay nave with boxed eaves. Arched
windows with radiating glazing bars on first floor, segment-headed windows
below. East end with clasping buttresses. Curvilinear tracery in north
and south windows of transepts. 3 bay chancel with lancets divided by
stepped buttresses. East window of triple lancet type. Interior:
nave with original galleries on north, south and west sides on thin
columns. Shallow stucco vault over. Most of the former fittings
have been removed. Stained glass; 1880 and 1884 by Henry Holiday.
Monument: John Stansfield, d. 1626, coat-of-arms surmounting inscription
flanked by kneelers of John and his wife. At the time of resurvey the
church is being converted into a community centre. The chancel has been
blocked off from the rest of the church.

Listing NGR: TQ4175810024

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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