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The Parish Church of St John the Baptist, Findon

Description: The Parish Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: I
Date Listed: 12 October 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 297893

OS Grid Reference: TQ1164408474
OS Grid Coordinates: 511644, 108474
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8650, -0.4149

Location: Findon, West Sussex BN14 0RF

Locality: Findon
Local Authority: Arun District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: BN14 0RF

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Listing Text

The Parish church of St
John the Baptist


Chancel, north chapel, south transept, twin naves under one roof, north porch and west
tower with broached shingled spire. Built of flints. the nave arcade is Transitional
Norman, the walls of the nave and the remainder of the church C13, but the roof of the
nave was rebuilt as a single span with crown-posts, probably in the C15. The whole
building was restored by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1867 but is still a medieval building of
considerable character and charm. It is also rather large for a downland village.
C13 screen between the north chancel and nave.

Listing NGR: TQ1172108456

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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