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The Parish Church of St Leonard

A Grade I Listed Building in Seaford, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.7719 / 50°46'18"N

Longitude: 0.1013 / 0°6'4"E

OS Eastings: 548262

OS Northings: 99029

OS Grid: TV482990

Mapcode National: GBR LSP.GFX

Mapcode Global: FRA C731.M8W

Entry Name: The Parish Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 2 March 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 292573

Location: Seaford, Lewes, East Sussex, BN25

County: East Sussex

Civil Parish: Seaford

Built-Up Area: Seaford

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Sutton with Seaford

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


The Parish Church
of St Leonard
TV 4899 1/1 2.3.50.


C12 and C15. Flint, red tile roof. Early C12 Norman nave. Late C15
west tower of coursed ashlar of greensand stone on south side decorated
with flint and stone diaper with stone bands. Late C15 or early C16
tie beams and kingpost of roof. South aisle modernised; west doorway
a reconstruction (1893) of Norman doorway. East side rebuilt by John
Billing (1861-2). North-east chapel 1902. Medieval stone coffin and
coffin lid with floriated cross now preserved on south wall of tower.
Interesting Norman carving of St Michael and the Dragon, probably part
of the tympanum to the original south door, is preserved on the north
nave wall. Historiated Norman capital in south porch.

Listing NGR: TV4826399029

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

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