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Description: The Parish Church of St Thomas the Martyr
Date Listed: 13 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 410509
OS Grid Reference: TQ9049917355
OS Grid Coordinates: 590499, 117355
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9242, 0.7092
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TQ 9017-9117 ICKLESHAM HIGH STREET , WINCHELSEA
51/47 The Parish Church of
St Thomas the Martyr
This was or was planned to be a cruciform church, but the nave was either never
finished or was burned by the French in the C14. The chancel with aisles and
the arches and ruins of the transepts remain. Except for the C15 West porch,
the whole building is C14 and is the finest Decorated work in Sussex. The church
contains earlier canopied tombs. A magnificent feature is the modern stained
glass, designed by Edward Strachan, which fills all but two of the windows.
Photographs in the National Buildings Record.
Listing NGR: TQ9050317351
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Source: English Heritage
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