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Church of the Assumption of St Mary the Virgin, East Wittering

Description: Church of the Assumption of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 June 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 300850

OS Grid Reference: SZ8021997890
OS Grid Coordinates: 480219, 97890
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7751, -0.8636

Location: Church Farm Lane, East Wittering, West Sussex PO20 8PU

Locality: East Wittering
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: PO20 8PU

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Listing Text

SZ 89 NW
20/690 Church of the Assumption
of St Mary the Virgin.
5.6.58 (Formerly the Parish Church
of St John the Baptist.)

- II*

Essentially early C12 the chancel rebuilt 1847, heavily restored 1875-6 by
Lacy W Rudge. Built of random rubble with tiled roof. Nave and chancel with
small belfry at west end. In the north wall, the head of one blocked Norman
window and blocked C13 door as well as two modern lancets. Nave roof possible
C18. Chancel arch C13 and of two chamfered orders. Font probably old but
wholly recut in C19. In the south wall a Norman doorway of 2 orders. A broad
hand of chevron ornament finished with a frieze of lobed pendants. Modern
neck shafts, plain abaci with scalloped capitals.

Listing NGR: SZ8021997890

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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