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Walls Enclosing the Churchyard, Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Newhaven, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8044 / 50°48'15"N

Longitude: 0.0629 / 0°3'46"E

OS Eastings: 545454

OS Northings: 102570

OS Grid: TQ454025

Mapcode National: GBR LS7.JQH

Mapcode Global: FRA C60Z.4B5

Entry Name: Walls Enclosing the Churchyard, Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 10 February 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280265

English Heritage Legacy ID: 374205

Location: Newhaven, Lewes, East Sussex, BN9

County: East Sussex

Civil Parish: Newhaven

Built-Up Area: Newhaven

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Denton with South Heighton and Tarring Neville

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


769-1/5/21 (West side)
Walls enclosing the churchyard,
Church of St Leonard


Walls, including the wall of former dwelling. Late medieval
and C18-C19, repaired C20. Unknapped flint wall with cement
coping. Plan: boundary wall of churchyard with Heighton Road,
returned along S side of churchyard as embankment wall forming
the boundary with the Manor House (qv), surmounted in part by
a standing section of wall from an unidentified medieval
structure. The latter, about 5m long and 2m high, contains a
piece of dressed stone, possibly reset and part of an early
C16 window opening.
A number of medieval buildings stood in the vicinity of the
churchyard and were swept away during the C18.
(Horsfield T W: A History of Sussex: 1827-).

Listing NGR: TQ4545402570

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

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