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Stanmer Church, Stanmer

Description: Stanmer Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 481279

OS Grid Reference: TQ3365509580
OS Grid Coordinates: 533655, 109580
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8703, -0.1019

Location: Brighton, Brighton and Hove BN1 9PZ

Locality: Stanmer
County: Brighton and Hove
Country: England
Postcode: BN1 9PZ

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Listing Text


577-1/9/1108 Stanmer Church


Anglican church, without a dedication. 1838. Flint with stone
dressings, roofs of slate, shingles to the spire. Chancel,
nave, north and south transepts, west tower and spire. In the
Early English style.
EXTERIOR: the east end has short gabled angle buttresses and
an east window of 3 stepped lancets. All other windows have
double chamfered reveals; those to the north and south sides
of the chancel have trefoiled heads; pointed-arched entrance
flanked by colonnettes to east side of south transept which
has, on its south face, 3 stepped lancets; 2 paired and one
single lancet to nave; west door in tower with double chamfer
and hoodmould with head-stops; the tower has angle buttresses
with 2 offsets; paired lancets to north and south with a
circular clock opening above; the belfry has lancets flanked
by colonnettes with hoodmoulds and head- and ballflower-stops;
embattled parapet jettied out on decorative corbels; recessed
octagonal spire.
INTERIOR: walls of stone. Chancel panelled to east end; stone
reredos with 3 trefoiled niches, the 2 outer niches decorated
with foliage ornament in relief; panelled roof to chancel with
moulded ribs and decorative bosses; chancel arch, and arches
to north and south transepts, multi-moulded; arcaded screen to
north transept; west organ gallery carried on slim
quatrefoiled cast-iron columns, the balustrade having blank
trefoiled arcading; panelled roof to nave, the trusses in the
form of shallow pointed arches with decorative arcading in the
spandrels. Monument in the north wall to Sir John Pelham, died
1550, removed from Stanmer House (qv): kneeling figures set
within an architrave and surmounted by the Pelham arms. Organ
of 1839, built as a mechanical organ by W Pilcher of London.

Listing NGR: TQ3365509580

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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