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Church of St Andrew, Chichester

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 299870

OS Grid Reference: SU8622704835
OS Grid Coordinates: 486227, 104835
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8366, -0.7768

Location: East Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1HX

Locality: Chichester
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO19 1HX

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There is also a scheduled monument, St Martin's Lane, Little London car park, Roman site, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SSU 8604 NW CHICHESTER EAST STREET
(North, off)
593/4/96
Church of St Andrew
05.07.50 Ox Market

II*

Church, now Arts Centre. C13, C14 and C15; C19 alterations; restored and converted 1971-6; further addition 1989. Pebble-dash render with stone quoins at east end and ashlar dressings; plain tile roof; bellcote has C20 weatherboard and wood shingles; 1989 addition of rubblestone brought to course with plain tile roofs and glazed gables with wooden mullions. 5-bay nave and chancel in one with north vestry and bellcote with broached spire at west end; paired-gabled addition on north side. West end: large diagonal butresses with tile offsets. Pointed archway with panelled double-door inside. Above it, a 2-light Perpendicular window with hoodmould. Gable oculus. Set in wall on left is probably early-C16 wall monument depicting family and angels. South side: nave has two 2-light windows with hoodmoulds, that on right with C20 door inserted below it; two badly-weathered re-set wall monuments, probably early C16 and C17. Chancel has lancet. East end: restored window of 3 stepped lancets. North side: altered vestry conceals chancel lancet and tudor-arched priest's door and retains cusped 1-light south window with decorative c. 1774 wall monument reset below. Nave has one window of 2 lights with foiled heads and quatrefoil and a 2-light Perpendicualr window with panel tracery and hoodmould. Interior: trefoil-headed stoup. Mid-C18 wall monument with simple classical architrave. Roof has coved cornice and C19 ribbed boarded roof with floral bosses over chancel. Inserted west gallery.
A simple C13 church with later-medieval features.






Listing NGR: SU8622604832

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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