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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: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

List entry Number: 1187081

Location

CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
West SussexCrawleyDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1948

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Feb-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 363337

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History

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Details

CHURCH ROAD 1. 5403 Lowfield Heath

Church of St Michael and All Angels (formerly listed as TQ 24 SE 1/14 21.6.48 Church of St Michael) II*

Built in 1867. Architect William Burges. Style is Early C13 French Gothic. Cnancel, north vestry, nave, western narthex and south-west tower, surmounted by pyramidal timber spire covered in oak shingles. Walls of undressed local stone laid in thin regular courses. Bath stone used for dressings. Plate tracery in wide windows of Nave, the west window a large wheel window with sculpture representing the Four Ages of Man, St Michael and the Dragon carved over west doorway. Timber narthex resting on stone plinth and having tiled lean-to roof. Nave and chancel have steeply pitched roofs covered with fishscale tiles. Internally the roofs are of pine, of 2 centred arch form, pointed, boarded in, with tie beams and tall king posts. (See Eastlake "History of the Gothic Revival" pages 416-417).

Listing NGR: TQ2741940102

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Eastlake, C , History of the Gothic Revival, (1970), 416-417

National Grid Reference: TQ 27419 40102

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