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Church of St Michael and All Angels, Eastbourne

Description: Church of St Michael and All Angels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 293636

OS Grid Reference: TQ5974300085
OS Grid Coordinates: 559743, 100085
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7783, 0.2644

Location: Willingdon Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN20 9AL

Locality: Eastbourne
Local Authority: Eastbourne Borough Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN20 9AL

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Listing Text

TQ 59 00
11/10004 Church of St Michael
and All Angels


Church. Designed by G.E.S Streatfield in Decorated Gothic revival
style. Chancel vestry and Lady Chapel erected in 1901 (with a
temporary iron nave). Nave aisles and tower erected in 1911. Built of
unknapped flint with stone dressings and Westmoreland slate roof. West
tower, south porch, nave, aisles chancel, north east lady chapel and
south east vestry. Tower of 3 stages with buttresses surmounted by
weathervane. Bellstage has 2 half-blocked arches with double
cinquefoil-headed lights to each face. Gabled south porch with 4-
centred arched entrance with decorated spandrels. Nave has 10
clerestory windows and 4 windows to aisle. Gabled vestry with paired
arched windows to south, and to east triple then 7 light cinquefoil
windows, Chancel has large rose window with band of chequered flint
and stone above with buttresses. Lady Chapel has 2 arched windows.
Interior has 5 bay nave with pointed arches on octagonal piers. Roof
of arched traced type with ogee tension braces. Chancel of 3 bays with
clerestory. East window has stained glass of Christ in Majesty flanked
by 4 archangels. To south is window depicting St Agatha and St Clare
by school of William Morris. Lady Chapel has king post roof and
stained glass window depicting Dorcas, also school of William Morris.
Pulpit, choir stalls, lectern and organ chamber are original.

Listing NGR: TQ5974300085

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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