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The Parish Church of St Peter, East Lavington

Description: The Parish Church of St Peter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 301699

OS Grid Reference: SU9462016263
OS Grid Coordinates: 494620, 116263
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9381, -0.6547

Location: The Dr, East Lavington, West Sussex GU28 0NA

Locality: East Lavington
Local Authority: Chichester District Council
County: West Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: GU28 0NA

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Listing Text

SU 91 NW EAST LAVINGTON BEECHWOOD LANE
18/1 The Parish Church of
18.6.59 St Peter

II*
C13, restored, in fact largely rebuilt by G E Street about 1870 and again in 1937
at the expense of Mrs Catherine Macdonald Bushanon of Lavington Park. Chancel,
south transept or chapel, nave with north aisle and bell-gable at west end of the
nave. The Reverend Henry Edward (afterwards Cardinal) Manning was Rector of the
living, combined with Graffham, from 1833-51 and Archdeacon of Chichester from
1841-51. He was married in the church on the 7 November 1833 to Caroline, third
daughter of the previous Rector, The Reverend John Sargent and grandaughter of
Mrs Sargent of Lavington Park. Mrs Manning is buried in the churchyard but has
no tombstone. The Reverend Samuel Wilberforce, Bishop of Oxford and later of
Winchester, was also married in the church on the 11 June 1828 to Mrs Manning's
eldest sister, Emily. Both she and the Bishop are buried in the churchyard beside
Mrs Manning.


Listing NGR: SU9462016263

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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