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The Priory Church of St Mary and St Blaize, Boxgrove

Description: The Priory Church of St Mary and St Blaize

Grade: I
Date Listed: 5 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 300674

OS Grid Reference: SU9082607506
OS Grid Coordinates: 490826, 107506
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8599, -0.7109

Location: Church Lane, Boxgrove, West Sussex PO18 0ED

Locality: Boxgrove
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO18 0ED

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There is also a scheduled monument, Boxgrove Priory, 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

SU 90 NW
14/32 The Priory Church of
St Mary & St Blaize
- I

Founded about 1117. Built of flint with stone rubble dressings. Tiled
roof. Of the cruciform church there survives the chancel with aisles, the
central tower, the north and south transepts, the easernmost bay of the nave
and the south porch. Most of this is from the original C12 building, but
the chancel is C13. Flying buttresses. The porch is C14. The main part of
the nave was demolished in the C18. At the north west corner of the north
transept are the remains of three round-headed C12 arches of the former
cloister of the Priory. Perpendicular font and De la Warn Chantry c.1526.
[One of the finest medieval churches in Sussex.]

Listing NGR: SU9082207503

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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