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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brighton and Hove, The City of Brighton and Hove

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Latitude: 50.8666 / 50°51'59"N

Longitude: -0.1507 / 0°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 530232

OS Northings: 109087

OS Grid: TQ302090

Mapcode National: GBR JNJ.QPZ

Mapcode Global: FRA B6KT.548

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1380264

English Heritage Legacy ID: 480061

Location: Brighton and Hove, BN1

County: The City of Brighton and Hove

Electoral Ward/Division: Patcham

Built-Up Area: Brighton and Hove

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Patcham

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


577-1/15/1001 (East side)
13/10/52 Church of All Saints


Anglican church. Nave C12. tower C13 and chancel C14;
restorations 1824-5, 1856, 1883, 1898 and 1989; north aisle
and vestry added 1898. Flint with stone dressings, the walls
all rendered except for the north aisle and vestry, which are
of flint with brick bands and dressings; roof of tiles except
to tower which is slated. Chancel, nave, north aisle, west
tower, south porch and vestry.
EXTERIOR: east window of 3 lights with curvilinear tracery
under a hoodmould; 2 lancets with trefoiled heads on south
side of chancel; 2-light window with similar detailing to
nave, east of porch; then a 2-light window with ogee heads
under a flat hoodmould between porch and tower; east and west
angles of the nave buttressed; east window to north aisle of 3
lights with curvilinear tracery, and a louvre window in apex
of gable; 3 north windows, the easternmost as for east window
of north aisle; the 2 western windows are of 3 lights with
cinquefoil heads under a flat hoodmould, and one dates from
the first half of the C19; stones from what appears to be a
Norman doorway are in the north wall of the aisle; west window
of north aisle curvilinear. West tower with massive angle
buttressing at south-west corner; 3 narrow lancets in west
face of tower and splay-footed spire. Gabled south porch with
C14 pointed-arched entrance.
INTERIOR: chancel reordered 1989, leaving a panelled dado at
the east end and part of the side walls, of 1883 apart from
the 'reredos', made from choir stalls dismembered in 1989;
north wall has the chalk monument of Richard Shelley (died
1594) with grave-diggers flanking the family arms; chancel
roof boarded and panelled; the chancel arch is round-arched
with replacement impost blocks (1964) and a C13 wall-painting
of Christ in Judgment remaining in part above it, and revealed
in 1879; nave of 3 bays: octagonal piers with simplified
water-leaf capitals supporting pointed arches with an inner
order of stone, chamfered, and an outer order of moulded
brick; queen-post roof to nave, probably of late C16 date; the
level of the chancel floor extends into the nave following
reordering in 1989.
(Carder T: The Encyclopaedia of Brighton: Lewes: 1990-;
Barrows A, Harben J & Oldfield E: All Saints' Patcham Church
Guide and Parish History: Brighton: 1990-).

Listing NGR: TQ3023209087

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