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The Parish Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Petworth, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9879 / 50°59'16"N

Longitude: -0.6096 / 0°36'34"W

OS Eastings: 497682

OS Northings: 121867

OS Grid: SU976218

Mapcode National: GBR FGD.W52

Mapcode Global: FRA 96MH.LB8

Entry Name: The Parish Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 22 February 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420083

Location: Petworth, Chichester, West Sussex, GU28

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Petworth

Built-Up Area: Petworth

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Petworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

SU 9721 PETWORTH CHURCH STREET
(north side)

29/247 The Parish Church of
St Mary
22.2.55

I


Large church comprising a chancel with north chapel and south vestry, north transept
and tower in place of south transept and nave with aisles.
The chancel is C13, the remainder mostly C14, restored by Sir Charles Barry in 1827
and again in 1902. The top of the tower was added by Barry in 1827 and then stuccoed
with a spire above. The spire and stucco were removed and the red brick of the tower
exposed in 1953, Architects Seely & Paget. The interior has a west gallery and a
gallery in the north transept which was the private pew of the owners of Petworth
House. Statue at the west end of the north aisle of the third Lord Egremont by
E H Bailey, R.A.


Listing NGR: SU9768321864

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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