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Church of the Assumption of St Mary the Virgin

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Wittering, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.7751 / 50°46'30"N

Longitude: -0.8636 / 0°51'49"W

OS Eastings: 480219

OS Northings: 97890

OS Grid: SZ802978

Mapcode National: GBR CG3.BH0

Mapcode Global: FRA 9721.9CW

Plus Code: 9C2XQ4GP+2G

Entry Name: Church of the Assumption of St Mary the Virgin

Listing Date: 5 June 1958

Last Amended: 28 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1354484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 300850

ID on this website: 101354484

Location: East Wittering, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: East Wittering

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: East Wittering

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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SZ 89 NW
20/690 Church of the Assumption
of St Mary the Virgin.
5.6.58 (Formerly the Parish Church
of St John the Baptist.)

- II*

Essentially early C12 the chancel rebuilt 1847, heavily restored 1875-6 by
Lacy W Rudge. Built of random Mixon stone and Caen stone rubble with tiled roof. Nave and chancel with small belfry at west end. In the north wall, the head of one blocked Norman window and blocked C13 door as well as two modern lancets. Nave roof possible C18. Chancel arch C13 and of two chamfered orders. Font probably old but wholly recut in C19. In the south wall a Norman doorway of 2 orders. A broad
hand of chevron ornament finished with a frieze of lobed pendants. Modern
neck shafts, plain abaci with scalloped capitals.

Listing NGR: SZ8021997890

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