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Church of St Paul

A Grade I Listed Building in Stoughton, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8861 / 50°53'10"N

Longitude: -0.921 / 0°55'15"W

OS Eastings: 475995

OS Northings: 110181

OS Grid: SU759101

Mapcode National: GBR CDP.7ZL

Mapcode Global: FRA 86YR.R0B

Entry Name: Church of St Paul

Listing Date: 5 June 1958

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 301293

Location: Stoughton, Chichester, West Sussex, PO9

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Stoughton

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Octagon

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

STOUGHTON STANSTED
SU 71 SE
6/293 CHURCH OF ST PAUL
5.6.58
- I

Chancel, nave and south west porch. The west end of the building was part
of a late C15 two storeyed house. Red brick. Square-headed windows in west
wall with obtusely pointed lights and dripstone over that on first floor,
which lights the gallery. Hexagonal buttress at north west angle. The
south west porch was originally of two storeys. The remainder of the build-
ing was erected by Lewis Way of Stansted House in 1812-16 in rudimentary
Gothic style. Also red brick and some flints. Slate roof. Churchwarden
Gothic windows. Lewis Way was much concerned with conversion of the Jews
and the stained glass windows contain Jewish emblems. John Keats, while
waiting to embark on his last journey to Italy in 1819, attended the conse-
cration ceremony and describes these windows in his poem 'The Eve of St
Agnes', which was written at this time. The church was restored by H S
Goodhart-Rendel for Lord Bessborough in 1926 and again after bomb damage
in 1947.


Listing NGR: SU7599510183

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