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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

List entry Number: 1027619

Location

THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, FINDON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
West SussexArunDistrict AuthorityFindon

National Park: SOUTH DOWNS

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 297893

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History

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Details

TQ 10 NW FINDON FINDON ROAD 11/24 12.10.54 The Parish church of St John the Baptist

I

Chancel, north chapel, south transept, twin naves under one roof, north porch and west tower with broached shingled spire. Built of flints. the nave arcade is Transitional Norman, the walls of the nave and the remainder of the church C13, but the roof of the nave was rebuilt as a single span with crown-posts, probably in the C15. The whole building was restored by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1867 but is still a medieval building of considerable character and charm. It is also rather large for a downland village. C13 screen between the north chancel and nave.

Listing NGR: TQ1172108456

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National Grid Reference: TQ 11644 08474

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