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The Parish Church of St Thomas the Martyr, Icklesham

Description: The Parish Church of St Thomas the Martyr

Grade: I
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

Location: St Thomas's Street, Icklesham, East Sussex TN36 4EA

Locality: Icklesham
Local Authority: Rother District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN36 4EA

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Listing Text

TQ 9017-9117 ICKLESHAM HIGH STREET , WINCHELSEA
(south side)

51/47 The Parish Church of
St Thomas the Martyr

GV I

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

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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